4.7 out of 5 (65 experiences)
Also known as
wax plant, star of david, Krinkle 8, hoya, Hoya carnosa 'Krimson Princess', hoya krinkle 8, Hoya carnosa 'Krinkle 8' and Hoya 'Krinkle 8'
What other plant parents say
This plant is wonderful I love it. It has been with me for about 30 years. It’s a pretty fast grower but not super fast for anybody who is impatient. It does propagate easily from cuttings in water. …
We love this Hoya its easy to care for, doesn’t mind drying out, easy to propagate, blooms really cool waxy flowers that have a sweet fragrance, and is quite the survivor. We have had this particular…
my stick of a plant in particular didn’t seem to grow well using a grow light, but once I put it next to the window it grew 3 leaves in a week, when taking clippings be sure that you cute about an in…
I've had my hoya for a few years and and am still patiently waiting for flowers. But - the leaves are pretty enough on their own. They look as if they were painted with watercolors. I'm looking forwa…
This wax plant brings me so much joy. It’s super low maintenance- doesn’t need bright sun or frequent watering. It’s leaves are so lush looking and have these gorgeous marbled variations of color.
Beautiful Hoya! Will bloom after some time (like years) but well worth the wait!!!! Long life (like 100 years!) My Hoya is a cutting from a Hoya that is 30 years old!
Was given this beautiful plant. She was root bound and we had to cut pot off it really was that bad, now in a bigger pot so hopefully will blossom
I had this plant for 2 years, I think I plant it in the wrong pot because it us not growing, I need to repot it in a good drainage.
Easy to propagate, can dry out between watering’s, has beautiful wax like flowers that smell so sweet and beautiful.
Blooms when root-bound. Beautiful flowers, scent is noticeable at night. Flowers drip when watered properly.
How to care for Waxplant
Waxplant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Sacramento, CA.
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July 25th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Sacramento is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿
The availability of high quality sunli…
July 25th, 2021
Sacramento is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to decrease by 3.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 21.3 megajoules of energy per m…
July 26th, 2021
This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 13.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 2.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.7 total hours of …
Waxplant may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Sacramento, CA ☀️.️
This is a great time to watch your Waxplant thrive 🌿!
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Waxplant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.