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Portland, OR 97210

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Hoya obovata

$ 34.00

Hoya obovata is one of our very favorite specimen plants. It has large, deep green oval-shaped leaves, often speckled with flecks of white and pink. The leaves emerge on long tendrils that shoot out dramatically from the base of the plant. Over time, these vines grow to be quite long, eventually setting sweet-smelling flowers that look like little clusters of pink stars. Hoya obovata will happily climb up a stake or trellis, or set your pot in a hanger or on high shelf and let the vines cascade. 

Like all members of the Hoya genus, Hoya obovata is semi-succulent, with thick waxy-leaves, flowers and stems -- in fact, Hoyas are sometimes called "waxplant" or "waxflower." Drought tolerant, and perfect for bright, indirect light, Hoya obovata is easy to care for, an essential member of any houseplant collection.

Ships in a 6" plastic nursery pot with clip-on hanger. Leaves measure 3-4" long and 2-3" wide. Each specimen has multiple vining stems, approximately 5-8" in length. Some natural variation in size and appearance may occur.

*Limited quantity available. Hand thrown ceramic planter sold separately. Includes detailed care instructions.


Items in our Specimen Plants collection require special pre-shipping preparation, and ship within 3-5 business days. You'll receive a shipping notification email with tracking when your order ships. Box warmer included at no additional charge as necessary during cold months.

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Jaffia R.
United States United States
Just beautiful!

Very satisfied with my purchase. A very beautiful and healthy plant.

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Martha T.
United States United States
Beautiful Hoya Obovata!

My Hoya Obovata came in a 6" plant, well packed and perfectly delivered with no damage. It was nice and full as well as being very healthy. I love Pistil's Nursery!

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Farah L.
United States United States

Beautiful, healthy and full plant! Much bigger than I had anticipated and I love it!!!!!!!!

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