070 – Hoya Australis subsp. Rupicola
Hoya Australis subsp. Rupicola
A popular native found in WA species and NT. Hardy, fast-growing and very easily flowered.
Note: The photo represents a typical plant, plants are selected randomly from available stock and may vary.
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Flowers - Clean white flowers up to 1.5 cm across in bunches of 10 to 15, this australis has tight compact foliage and is well suited to arid environments.
Position - Full sun to partial shade, under cover in colder climates to protect from winter rains & frosts.
Temperature - Tolerant of most temperatures but must be kept dry and protected in frost zones.
Water - Keep drier in winter in colder climates and moist in warmer months. In tropical climates reduce watering in summer to promote more flowers.
Fertilizer - Weak dose regularly in warmer months.
Repotting - Only when the plant is well advanced in pot or mid-spring to late summer. Growth is rapid so plant can be trimmed to shape when allowed to grow to any size.