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Tips to Take Care of the Lustrous and Fragrant Hoya Plant

Native to India, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australasia, Hoya is a genus of more than 200 species. It belongs to the Apocynaceae family and Asclepiadaceae (milkweed) subfamily. It is also known by other names such as wax plant, wax flower, porcelain flowers, etc. This evergreen perennial usually grows as trailing vines, but it might also grow as shrubs. The woody stems, succulent leaves, and beautiful, fragrant, porcelain-like flowers make it an excellent choice for flower gardens. It can also thrive indoors if you provide it with the right environment.

Due to their trailing habit, hoya plants look really good in hanging baskets. If you have decided to keep this plant in your garden or indoors, you need to have an idea about the conditions that will encourage profuse flowering. If the right conditions are not provided, the plant might not bloom and the foliage might not remain succulent and healthy.

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