Hoya cv. ‘Viola’
Scientific name: Hoya cv ‘Viola’ (Hoya deykeae X Hoya vitellina)
Common name: Waxflower, waxplant, waxvine
Origin: South East Asia
Flower colour: see picture
Soil: well drained soil. Hoya hates clogged soil!
Light: full sun to partial shade
Watering: plenty, but(!) let it dry out between waterings
Hardiness: not lower than 14°C (57°F)
Height: Vine, up to 3m (9’9″)
$7.50 – $17.33
Hoya cv ‘Viola’ got its name because of large viola shaped leaves. It’s a hybrid of Hoya deykeae and Hoya vitellina. This plant likes to stay warm with lots of bright indirect light or filtered direct light.
Hoya is a huge plant genus. Most come from South-East Asia. Some grow very fast while others grow very slow. But most will bear gorgeous flowers with an amazing scent.
We ship them without the soil, treated and packed according to phytosanitary requirements.
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Conditions & FAQ
- Disinfect the plant 2 days before shipping
- Remove soil on day of shipment
- Clean roots with water until ALL soil is removed
- Spray 0.03% imidacloprid over plants and dry 30 min
- OR dip roots for 3 minutes in fungicide and Confidor solution (get sucked up by the plant)
- After that we place all in drying room for 45 min.
- Then we add sterile sphagnum to the roots and wrap this in plastic bag
- Wrap roots plastic bag, wrap plant in special designed, clean paper for export, and pack.
- We use new, never used card board boxes, that are tested and approved by ALL Global airfreight standards and ISO requirements.
Specification: Hoya cv. ‘Viola’