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This is a discussion on Need an ID within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; I am not sure what this plant is. It belongs to my mother in law ...

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    Question Need an ID

    I am not sure what this plant is. It belongs to my mother in law and she says her mom had one that was beautiful when it bloomed. I would love to get it to bloom for her. I have known her for over 15 years and never have seen a flower. She probably didn't repot it in all that time. I recently repotted it and would like to find out what it is and what it needs for culture. Any ideas?


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    Looks like a Hoya...

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    How big is it? The leaves remind me of a camellia...
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    Oh, you are right.,,leaves look much thicker & heavier, and its not a bush! I just have camellias on the brain right now...

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    Jonada, what were the flowers like, colour? Any perfume? Could be a Stephanotis, Hoya. The Stephaotis, have a beautiful smell.

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    Hoya. Probably Hoya carnosa, the most commonly seen as a houseplant for non-specialist growers.

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    Agree. Looks like a hoya.

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    same here, first thought was hoya.

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    I agree PaphMadMan, it┤s a Hoya carnosa.
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    It has never flowered for her. She doesn't do much for her plants other than water now and then. I believe it is a Hoya. Now for the correct culture so that it WILL flower!!

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