Hooked on Hoya Hoya Database: Hoya shepherdi

Family: Apocynaceae

Sub-family: Asclepiadoideae

Genus: Hoya

Species: shepherdi

Country of Origin: India, Sikkim, and the Eastern Himalayan. Perhaps Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, and China

Light
Part Sun

Temperature
Cool

Growing Habit
Vining, hanging
Vining, climbing

Plant Size
Small plant

Leaf size
Medium leaves

Flower Scent
Highly Scented

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Posted by Iochroma on May 1, 2012 9:18 AM CST:
One of the most distinctive and appealing, the "stringbean Hoya" belongs in every collection.

Five stars for ease of growth and flowering, nice fragrance, and manageable growth habit.

Other names have been applied to this taxon: H. longifolia shepherdi, and H. angustifolia shepherdi.

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