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Hoya (Hoya crassicaulis) 毬蘭

Hoya (Hoya crassicaulis) 毬蘭

2017-07-27 Hoya crassicaulis - Copy

Hoya (Hoya crassicaulis) seeds. 毬蘭的種子.

2017-07-31 Hoya (Hoya crassicaulis) 毬蘭 (1) - Copy

Hoya (Hoya crassicaulis) seeds start to germinate in about 4 days. 毬蘭種子約4天開始發芽.

Tropical flowering vine.  Native in rain forest South of Asia. Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to light shade location in moist soil.  Flowers only on new wood so it will need to remove spent flowers to encourage more growth.    Many small flowers combine as a flower head, almost a ball like shape, each flower petal is tan with reddish brown edge and off white center.  Fragrant.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size: 4′-8′ (H/L) X 1′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or division.

熱帶開花藤.  容易栽種.  原生於南亞的雨林.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到散光處的濕潤土壤.   該物種僅在新枝上萌出花芽,故花謝後須剪除以利花芽再生.   開芬芳的花朵,花瓣為淡黃/象牙色,花心為接近淡粉紅色.  花由多數的小花組成像花球般,單朵花的花瓣為淡黃色帶紅褐色的花瓣邊緣,接近米色的花心.  花香.  植株喜熱不耐寒. 成熟株高/藤長4-8呎, 寬幅1-2呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插,壓條或分株的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://garden.org/plants/view/240196/Wax-Plant-Hoya-crassicaulis/            https://www.rareflora.com/hoyacra.html