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Sep 26, 2013 10:20 PM CST
Name: Carol Noel
Hawaii (near Hilo)
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It looks like H. diversifolia....but...diversifolia means "diverse foliage" so... In the Philippines we kept seeing huge Hoyas growing in trees and we'ld stop and run to it and...OH, H. diversifolia! The telltale sign of H. diversifolia is the margin of the leave...the edge...where the bottom of the leaf meets the top. On diversifolia it isn't is very straight and sharp...the margins have an edge to them. That's all I can edge unlike most other Hoyas.

I've never grown a diversifolia that would bloom! Crying Sad Confused Glare Even the ones I brought back from the Philippines... EXCEPT a clone that Ted Green has he calls Anthony. The leaves are beautiful!!!!! HUGE!! and it does bloom. The blooms don't happen within the plant, like many Hoyas...but only at the ends of the growing I have this HUGE plant hanging and the vines growing up towards the light in the ceiling...and blooming to beat the band!!!!!Thumb of 2013-09-27/AlohaHoya/981ae3
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