A picture of a Wax Plant

Wax Plant

Hoya gracilis

Also known as

Wax Flower

Photo by Marek0907 (All rights reserved)

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

11a

USDA zone

4°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Wax Plant Overview

Hoya gracilis is commonly known as Wax Plant or Wax Flower. This species originates from the island of Sulawesi. Wax Plants may be trained on small trellises or pruned to keep it small and neat. The flowers give off a strong, fragrant, sweet scent.

Common problems with Wax Plant

How to propagate Wax Plant

Layering

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings

Special features of Wax Plant

Indoor plant

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves