Hoya parviflora Wight

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Leaves irregular in shape and size 2,5-3" long and about 1/3" wide. The feel kind of letherish and bumby, not entirely smooth. Glabrous, no visible veins.

The flowers of Hoya parviflora comes in umbels of approx 20 flowers. Umbels an inch in diameter, or a little bit more. Small flowering species. I detect very little scent.

As Hoya parviflora both climbs and hangs it's suitable for both hanging baskets and trellis. Fast grower that quickly finds it way to near by plants and gets tangelled in so one needs to keep an eye on it. Can tolerate some drought. Prefers a light position.

 Variations in Hoya
Light, but no sunlight

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

Slightly moist

Tolerates some drought but should not be allowed to run completely dry.


Intermediate species. Tolerates short exposure to temperatures no less than 10°C. Best grown in a regular room temperature of 20-25°C.

Flower size: 3 mm

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Growth: Climbing/hanging


Section: Otostemma

Origin: India, Burma and Thailand

Author: Wight

Publication: Wight´s Contributions to the Botany of India, vol.37 (1834)


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