Hoya Australis Lisa
The Hoya Australis 'Lisa', also known as the wax flower, is a charming and popular houseplant. It is characterised by its striking, heart-shaped leaves with a pale cream or yellowish marbling, which gives it the nickname 'Lisa'. The Hoya Australis 'Lisa' belongs to the dog family (Apocynaceae) and originates from Australia.
This Hoya variety is an excellent hanging or climbing plant that develops long, climbing shoots over time. The flowers of Hoya Australis 'Lisa' are small, star-shaped and fragrant. They appear in clusters and can give off a pleasant sweet fragrance.
The care of Hoya Australis 'Lisa' is relatively uncomplicated. It prefers bright, indirect light conditions, but does not tolerate direct midday sun. The substrate should be well-drained to avoid waterlogging. Wait until the top layer of soil is dry before watering. This Hoya likes high humidity, which has a positive effect on its growth.
Hoya Australis 'Lisa' can be kept indoors or outdoors in temperate climates as long as frost is avoided. Occasional pruning promotes compact growth and helps the plant to develop well. Overall, Hoya Australis 'Lisa' is a charming plant that makes a great addition to any plant lover's collection with its showy leaves and fragrant flowers.
Offered plant, fully established, from own propagation; rejuvenations of the mother plant from my Hoya plant collection, drooping shoots over time, not over fertilised therefore top healthy and robust (100% organic quality over quantity!), no sprays and/or glazing agents for the leaves; slow growing (between 04. -10. grown outdoors in a shady location), not hardy; potted in a well-drained self-mixed organic substrate (repotting only desired in 1-2years); no direct sun & waterlogging, please; enjoy your new unique Hoya Australis "Lisa"!