Hoya

Crazy_Gardener(Z2b AB Canada)March 15, 2009

My indoor Hoya is blooming indoors right now, can you see the nectar drop?

Photos taken with my new Canon PowerShot S5 IS.

Sharon

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greylady_gardener

Gorgeous bloom Sharon!
I love my hoya.....the fragrance is amazing when it is in bloom.
gg

    Bookmark   March 15, 2009 at 6:58PM
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mariana2007(6a ON Canada)

Congratulation for your new camera. That's a beautiful shot, and a gorgeous bloom.

I have a 5 years Hoya that never bloomed because I was too generous with it and put it in a big container. Later I found out it likes potbound, and now I'm afraid to disturb it.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2009 at 8:35PM
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Crazy_Gardener(Z2b AB Canada)

I should know by now not to move my photos in my Photobucket after posting. LOL
Here is that other shot.

Thanks gg and Mariana, I do have mine rootbound, in a south facing window. Its not fully covered with blooms but a few right now. This is the first time I've seen the nectar though.

Sharon

    Bookmark   March 15, 2009 at 8:48PM
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Pudge 2b

Pretty!

    Bookmark   March 15, 2009 at 9:12PM
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redpeony

I have 2 mature hoya plants that I inherited from my grandmother in law, and after some trial and error I found that although they like to be pot bound, the most important factor is bright direct sunlight. Both of my plants, as soon as they were moved into a south facing window, consistently bloom. Right now I am enjoying the wonderful scent that they give off in the evening.

    Bookmark   March 16, 2009 at 11:42PM
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twrosz

Hoyas are easy and rewarding plants :) ... nice photos!

Terry

    Bookmark   March 17, 2009 at 8:37PM
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marricgardens

Sharon: Why don't you like moving your pictures to Photobucket before posting? I've just learned how to post there and was wondering if there is a reason I shouldn't be using them? Thanks. Marg

    Bookmark   March 18, 2009 at 8:36AM
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Crazy_Gardener(Z2b AB Canada)

Marg, oh I love Photobucket.... however, I usually upload right into an designated album but forgot this time, therefore when you move a photo to a different album, you break the link.

Thanks for the comments. ;)

Sharon

    Bookmark   March 18, 2009 at 12:47PM
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sazzyrose(2b Sk)

Lovely Sharon.

    Bookmark   March 22, 2009 at 3:23AM
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gladzoe(3a)

Pretty flowers, but no other plant makes me sneeze more and if there is more then one bloom I have to cut them off. They are far more fragrant at night.

    Bookmark   March 22, 2009 at 10:55AM
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