Hoya imperialis (Borneo Red)

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Although this plant is not so big some leaves look a lot like Hoya imperialis var. rauschii. I've actually heard speculations that this is the common rauschii but that it is infected with a virus. The flowers are dark red with a mosaik pattern.



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Information and photos of variations in Hoya imperialis in my collectionInformation and photos of various Hoya imperialis in my collection
Light, but no sunlight

Likes light but should not be exposed to sunlight. A protected window facing west is good.

Moist

Should not be allowed to go dry. Keep slightly moist at all times.

Warm

Temperate species. Should not be exposed to draught or temperatures below 17°C. Grows best in an average temperature of 30°C.

Flower size:

Leaf size: 50-70mm × 120-170mm

Growth: Climbing

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Origin: Borneo

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