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Hoya's 1st Bloom

This is a discussion on Hoya's 1st Bloom within the Eye Candy forums, part of the Land Plants category; I have had a cutting from a friends plant for a couple years now. I ...

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    I have had a cutting from a friends plant for a couple years now. I thought it would never give me a flower and had been using as shade for the 'chids. It suprised me this time and gave me quite a show....very pretty and pink!
    I have no idea what you call this other than Hoya.

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    Thanx for looking
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    It's Hoya carnosa and a lovely one at that too, Connie!

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    I love Hoya blooms they look so alien and waxy. Good Growing Connie.
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    A very lovely little bouquet. Mine expired from neglect.

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    I've been told that hoyas often have to get fairly big to bloom though mine bloomed from a small cutting last year. Currently, my carnosa is in bud.

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    Very pretty, Connie! Congrats on the first bloom. How do you grow it?

    Tami

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    I generally throw water on it when it looks neglected....in partial shade....and it gets water that is left over from the 'chids so it's usually rain water full of nutrient stuff. We dump the left over water from watering the inside ones and dump it on the potted stuff out front. They seem to love the neglect and then deluge sorta thing.....lol If it requires constant attention, it'll die around here. lol

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    I've never seen one of those before. It is adorable!

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