Wax Flower Vine (Hoya australis)

Wax Flower Vine (Hoya australis)

Wax Flower Vine (Hoya australis)

See the Wax Flower Vine in flower here.

Form:
Climbing vine with succulent rounded leaves.

Needs:
Sun or shade, will flower best with some sun
Well-drained soil
Does very well in containers and hanging baskets

Features:
Clusters of perfumed, waxy white flowers with pink markings in the cooler months.

Ecology:
Occurs naturally in or near dry rainforest.
Butterfly attracting, foodplant for the Common Crow butterfly

Notes:
This plant is known to be toxic. Keep out of reach of young children or animals if they are likely to chew any parts of it. As with some other poisonous plants, it has milky white sap.

Flowers form on the same stalk each year, so resist pruning these.
A stunning sculptural vine, relatively slow growing.

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