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A Complete Care Guide for Macodes Petola

(image credits, IG: philodendreams) I was first introduced to Macodes petola by my nursery guy who told me to “be brave” and purchase a specimen! I was under the impression that Macodes petola care was very complicated and there wasn’t that much information amongst my (indoor)-gardening friends on jewel orchids in general.  However, I was …

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Hoya Affinis Care Done Right — Our Best Tips & Hacks

Hoya hoarders are always looking for new Hoyas with unique features. Hoya Affinis, or the Red Wax plant, is an extremely gorgeous plant with red flowers. The typical star-shaped flowers in red with lush green foliage make this a very bright and pleasing houseplant. This robust plant is native only to the Solomon Islands, Oceania. …

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Hoya Glabra In-Depth Care Instructions

If you like huge leaf Hoyas, I would like to introduce you to Hoya Glabra (pronounced as GLAY-bruh). It’s one of the giant Hoya that has lush green leaves. This one also belongs to the tender perennial section of houseplants, and it’s a tropical species. The scientific name for this Hoya is Hoya Glabra Schlechter, which …

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Hoya Incrassata Incredible Care Tips

If you are intrigued by Hoya plants, get ready I have another beautiful species for you. Hoya Incrassata is commonly known as Wax flower, Wax plant, or Wax vine. This lovely flowering Hoya originates from Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand in South East Asia and has been traded as a houseplant for several years. Hoya …

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Hoya Heuschkeliana Best Care Tips

Hoya Heuschkeliana is native to the Philippines. It is a beautiful succulent with stunning waxy green leaves. The flowers of Hoya Heuschkeliana are of a variety of colors ranging from pink to yellow. It can be grown anywhere indoors in hanging baskets or outdoor on your lawn. The Latin name for this plant is Hoya …

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