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|Hello all! i'm sure you have tons of threads like this but i need some help. I am new to hoyas but familiar with Carnosa. i currently have 5 plants. (yes they have nicknames)
1) Norma: a "vintage" Carnosa: long trailing vines, dark green almond leaves, pink/ white star shaped flowers, very few white speckles with no patches.
2-3) Starlet & Scarlet: a pair of variegated carnosa: trailing vines, Almond leaves, bold white & pink patches
4) Indira: variegated Carnosa Compacta: Indian rope plant: trailing vines, bold white & pink patches, curled leaves
5) Kamala: ???????: round leaves, no white/ pink, young growth seems to be red purple, fast growing, aggressive climber (it will even climb itself... I've seen ivy less tenacious than this)
So i started a new job and in the window next to my station was Norma, this dead looking plant with 1 green leaf and a massive fungal infection. so i did emergency surgery and cutaway everything but the leaf and 15% of the roots that seemed clean. it sprung back and i took it with me when i left that hell hole.
recently I decided she needed some company so i picked up Starlet & Scarlet from a local garden center. while there i was told they would have some rope plants in a week, so i put one on reserve.
It was while i was picking up Indira that I saw Kamala and she's the one i need help identifying. she was labeled as a variegated carnosa.... so i asked if any of the employees knew what she was since the tag was clearly wrong . Their hoyas 'expert' shrugged said it was as labeled but since it was annoying to take down she was only willing to do so if i was truely interested in buying (which i did)
I'd love to know what she is though and if there is any special care she needs compared to the others?
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