April Hoya Buds to Share...

puglvr1(9b central FL)April 8, 2011

I'm finally seeing buds forming on some of my hoyas...hopefully most of them will make it and actually bloom. Thought I would share some bud photos with my hoya friends. Thanks for sharing them with me.

Krimson Queen


Carnosa


Wayettii


Mathilde


Pottsii


Pubicalyx 'chimera' rhp


Finlaysonii


Meliflua ssp fraterna?


Pubicalyx pink silver


Nicholsoniae


Finlaysonii 'ripple leaf'


Lacunosa 'royal flush'


Imperialis

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greedygh0st

Oooooooooo. It's such a spectacular display already and they're only getting started! You know how they say your eyes dilate when you see something you are attracted to? I'm betting mine look just like a cat's when it's about to pounce.

Funny how publicalyx 'Chimera's buds look like little imp hats.

I think I would like my wayetiis more if they got as much color as yours does. They get some color, but nothing like that.

Love the freshly showered imperialis picture, too. Makes me want to romp around in your backyard.

Thanks for going to the trouble of taking so many pictures to share with us. I just love it!!!

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cpawl(8)

Pug, Wow!!You have a boat load of hoyas ready to give you flowers.I so wish my Imperialis would flower or one of my huge Pubicalyx pink silver.Your plants must love you LOL. Way to go.

Cindy

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rennfl

This time of year is just so exciting isn't it?

Can't wait to see the pics of them in full bloom.

    Bookmark   April 8, 2011 at 5:31PM
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moonwolf_gw

Congrats, Pug! Nary a sign of a single blossom from my plants, but my carnosa has small peduncles (*I think*) so maybe I'll see something. All the plants look very happy!

GG, lol I have the same reactions as you whenever someone posts pictures of buds and/or blooms. I loved your description for RHP's buds. That does fit them well!

Brad AKA Moonwolf

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jakalfoshakal(8-9 NM)

beautiful pug!!!! just beautiful :)

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patrick51(5)

Congratulations, Nancy...they're all so awesome and so very well grown. Jeez, I'd almost love moving to Florida, if I could tolerate the heat and humidity. Thanks a million for sharing the pictures!! Fondly, Patrick

    Bookmark   April 9, 2011 at 7:47AM
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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Thanks everyone! I really appreciate it!

GG, it had just rained right before I took that picture of Imperialis. What a cool way of describing the 'chimera' rhp buds!

Cindy, this might be the year your RHP and Imperialis blooms...keeping fingers crossed. Good luck! I have SO many hoyas that haven't bloomed either...I'm SO jealous of your Elliptica blooms...SO beautiful!

Renee, you will have several coming up soon...looking forward to pictures.

Brad, I bet you will get some peduncles/buds real soon.

Appreciate it Jsainz!

Patrick, I don't blame you about our extreme heat and humidity here...if I could I would live up North in the summer! We Floridians call them "snowbirds"...people that live in FL in winter and up North in summer,lol...

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mdahms1979

Your Hoyas look so happy outside! That Hoya pubicalyx Pink Silver is going nuts with blooms. Your imperalis is going to be a show stopper when it's time comes, Good growing!!!!!

Mike

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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

Pink Silver is totally loaded!
Mine has a single stingy cluster, unopened....
(and I'll have to clean off the aphids before posting a pic).

The outdoor setting is great.

Josh

    Bookmark   April 9, 2011 at 11:10AM
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dmichael619(8a)

Congrats on all the buds/flowers Nancy!!!! Your hoyas all look happy and healthy and very well grown!!!

I have a ton of buds all over the gh but even with the day temps being very warm,we're still having some cool nights and it seems to have slowed the bud development some.

We have had weeks of day temps that ranged anywhere from 75-80 and then one night this past week it dropped to the mid 30's. Winter time REALLY needs to be over!!!!

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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Thanks Mike, Josh and David...means a lot! They seem to like it outside with all that heat and slowly rising humidity.

David, luckily we've had nothing lower at night below 55 degrees for the last few weeks...so I'm able to leave them outside now till December. Might have to bring them in occasionally and put them under some cover when we get our summer rainy season though...sometimes we get too much rain all at once...

Looking forward to more pictures you guys...I love seeing pictures of hoya plants, buds and blooms! Please feel free to post them here.

    Bookmark   April 9, 2011 at 7:50PM
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dmichael619(8a)

Here's a sampling of what I have blooming at the moment in the gh. I'll be so glad when the temps finally warm up enough and STAY warm enough to move everything outside!!!

H. wibergiae

H. subquintuplpinervis

H. revoluta IML 1455

not sure if this is a valid name for this hoya or not but I got it as H. carnosa cv. snowball

H.cv. Jennifer

H.sp. Thailand IML 1438

H. dolicosparte IML 1377

H.longifolia (pubescent form) IML 0906

H.pottsii (Thailand) IML 1336 this is a first time bloomer and if you look closely you will notice the slightest little bit of pink/purple in the split of the corolla lobes

H.obovata in the process of opening

    Bookmark   April 10, 2011 at 7:51PM
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haxuan(Vietnam)

Wow, you guys really have it all! Healthy plants with chubby buds and beautiful blooms!

Thanks for sharing, Nancy and David.

Xuan

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kellyknits(6/WV Eastern Panhandle)

WOW!

Kelly

    Bookmark   April 11, 2011 at 8:04AM
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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Thanks Xuan and Kelly!

David...those are AMAZING! Thanks for posting!

    Bookmark   April 12, 2011 at 8:27AM
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greedygh0st

/David I just love those fat white blooms on your subquintuplinervis. And the revoluta is gorgeous!

How does the pubescent longifolia grow for you?

Thanks for pointing out the purply-pink in the split of the corolla lobes. I wish I could see it in person - very beautiful!

/Xuan I love your description of the buds as "chubby." That's the perfect word for it and it makes me smile.

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mdahms1979

David fantastic as usual. I think I have fallen for that Hoya sp Thailand IML 1438, what a great flower.

Mike

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dmichael619(8a)

Thanks Pug!! I sorta felt like I was hijack the thread but when I get started posting these flower pics you know I kind of get carried away!!!!

GG,I have an hoya from Epiphytica (EPC 619) that should be open any day now that looks like the flowers are going to be quite similar to the subquituplinervis but the foliage is somewhat different. I looked on their website to see if I could find the picture of Jack's plant but either I overlooked it or it has been removed.

This is not my first attempt at growing the pubescent longifolia. My first two experiences with it were not good ones!!!! I started those as cuttings from David Liddle and they rooted quickly and even made attempts at putting out some new growth but eventually they both just fizzled out and died. I purchased this new one as an established small plant last year and it is doing great. It's making new growth and as you have seen from the pics ,it's currently in bloom!!

I'm finding myself liking the pottsii's more and more as each new one blooms for me. I currently have somewhere between 12-14 different clones in my collection and about half have bloomed so far. Their foliage is neat and on many of them, turns very dark red when grown in high light.

I don't know if they will all be available or not but I have 17 more clones of H. pottsii on my current order to Iris Marie!!!

Mike that sp. Thailand is a pretty flower. It's quite similar foliage and flower wise to erythrostemma.

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moonwolf_gw

David, congrats on all your blooms! I agree with Mike about that sp. Thailand! My personal favorite is cv. Jennifer. There's something about those flowers that I just find stunning! Is it an easy one to grow? Is it fragrant? Like I need more hoyas lol.

Brad AKA Moonwolf

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puglvr1(9b central FL)

David...NO such thing as hijacking my thread...anyone is welcome to post pictures here. That's what its all about! Having fun and sharing pictures of our hoyas with our Hoya friends! I personally never get enough :o)

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greedygh0st

/David I would just love to see a photograph of this EPC619 when it blooms! Be sure to capture the leaves too, so I can see what you mean. Fun that it shares the same number as your handle.

Thanks for the info on pubescent longifolia. I think this one is very interesting, but since I can't even grow the regular longifolia successfully yet, I'll probably kick this down the road.

I love pottsii too. I've admired your extravagant pottsii collection before and thought it was a good species to explore like that as it is such a good egg.

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dmichael619(8a)

GG when I bought the EPC 619 I didn't have that in mind. When I saw the picture of Jack's plant I fell in love with the foliage that's why got that one. The leaves are very thick and succulent and in Jack's pic had a really nice red border on them. My plant hasn't produced the border yet but that could be due to how I am growing it.

I have also had trouble growing and keeping longifolia alive. I killed several plants and was working on killing another one when I decided to put it into a smaller pot. I t now appears to be happy and is growing so we'll see what happens.

I hope all of the pottsii's that I have on my I.L. order are available. I think it'll be quite interesting to see what the foliage and flowers will look like on them all!!!

david

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greedygh0st

I hope all the pottsii's are all available too! Your pottsii collection is getting so massive. It's very very cool.

I figured you didn't buy it b/c of the number, but if it were me, I'd still have a special fondness for it because of that.

Glad I'm not the only one with longifolia troubles. I've got it in chunky coir now, so we'll see how that goes...

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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

Hey, Nancy!

My Pink Silver finally opened....two days later, I cut the buds off because the scent was
making me nauseous/sneeze at night. A single bloom fills the room.

Josh

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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Josh, its GORGEOUS!! Too funny...Lacunosa has the same affect on me so I have to grow mine outside. Its funny how we all have such different scent favorites and tolerances,lol. Pubicalyx blooms are one of my favorites...SO pretty!

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greedygh0st

LOL. The nose vs. lacunosa war rages on. Congratulations on the blooms anyway. They're lovely - everything a Hoya flower should be.

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dmichael619(8a)

Nice pic Josh!!!! I'm also glad to see that i'm not alone when it comes to those,funky smelling carnosa blooms!!!!

The acuta hoyas can have this same effect when they come into bloom if you grow them in your house. The flowers are VERY highly scented and acuta's tend to open many umbels of flowers all at once. It can become extremely overpowering. Even in my gh which is (18W x 10H x 60L) I can always tell when an acuta is bloom as they fill the entire space with their aroma.

One of my favorite hoya scents is that of H. obscura. To me it smells just like fruit loops cereal. Hoya lambii is my personal favorite though with it's sweet spicy scent. It's sort of a blend of vanilla,cinnamon and cloves,sadly the flowers only last for 24 hours though.

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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

Thanks guys and gals! ;-)

A blend of vanilla, cinnamon, and cloves....now that I could enjoy!

Josh

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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Some of the buds have opened and wanted to share them...My favorite scent so far is the Finlaysonii...reminds me of Citrus blooms...Thanks for looking!

H.nicholsoniae

Finlaysonii 'ripple'

H.dikasoniana (aka wee bella)

H. finlaysonii

Pubicalyx 'chimera'

H. pottsii

    Bookmark   April 17, 2011 at 3:26PM
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greedygh0st

/Pug Just beautiful! Finlaysonii blooms are really something, aren't they? They remind me of an expensive cocktail.

I'm disappointed that nicholsoniae is so pretty. I'd lost track of what its blooms look like and since mine has had 1 leaf for about a year now, that was probably for the best. x_x It is currently shooting out this weird lime green horizonal vine. I can't really take it seriously because honestly it looks more like "ew alien parasite!" than "yay springtime!"

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nofaves(3)

Thoroughly enjoyed looking at the photos. Much thanks for taking the time to load them for us all to see.

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kellyknits(6/WV Eastern Panhandle)

Fabulous, Nancy! Where's our favorite poser Max?!

Kelly

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gennykins(4)

Nancy,

Your combinations of leaf and bloom types and colors are simply stunning. Thank you for posting.

Lisa

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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Thanks GG, Nofaves and Kelly!

GG, the Finlaysonii blooms changed color this morning...its gotten much darker pink. It is a cool bloom and I like how you describe it. I hope your nicholsoniae starts to put out some new leaves soon.

Kelly...just for you :o)

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dmichael619(8a)

Great photos Nancy!!!! I particularly like the dikasonia.

Which clone of pottsii is that???

david

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rennfl

Everyone, they are just beautiful, but Puglvr, that finlaysonii, with the pinker color is just gorgeous. I'm going to have to track one of them down.

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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Thanks Lisa, we must have been posting at about the same time, sorry, I just now saw your post.

David, I have NO idea what clone that Pottsii is...I received it as a NOID cutting on a trade and later was ID's here as Pottsii.

Renne, that is the same finlaysonii bloom I posted that was cream color a couple days ago. The only thing that might have made the bloom turn darker could be the dappled direct sun it gets a couple of hours in the late afternoon? The blooms on this one doesn't last long at all...maybe 2-3 days. Could be our heat...its already in the low 90's here for the last couple of weeks.

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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

'Chimera' has me excited for flowers...someday! ;-)
Thanks for these continued pics, Nancy.

Josh

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kellyknits(6/WV Eastern Panhandle)

LOL, did you wake little Max up to take his picture? He is too cute!

That finlaysonii is STUNNING!

Kelly

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mdahms1979

Pug those are all beautiful but I find myself drawn to those soft yellow Hoya nicholsoniae blooms. Can I ask how large your plant was before it started to develop peduncles?

Good growing!

My Hoya wayettii is blooming so I took a couple photos, nothing spectacular.

Mike

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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Thanks Josh, I bet yours will bloom soon.

Kelly, Max is just a ham...anything for a picture :o)
That was actually taken several weeks ago when it was cold...its been in the 90's lately so he doesn't need his blanket anymore,lol...

Mike, my Nicholsoniae took a long time to bloom. It was quite large before I ever got my first peduncle last summer or fall? I remembered thinking when this thing would ever bloom since it certainly looked mature and large enough to do so. I have two buds now and a third peduncle is forming. Its been a stingy bloomer till now.

That wayetti picture is awesome! I love the way the nectar is almost dripping from it. Very Cool!

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greedygh0st

/Pug Love the color changes on the blooms. You're really getting full value out of this display!

/Mike I also love pictures of dripping nectar.

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dmichael619(8a)

Well winter is FINALLY gone and the weather is suitable for me to move the hoyas outside once again!!! I've spent 3 of the past 4 evenings and 1 entire day getting all of the hoyas moved back outside under the shade house. That has been a job!!!! I've got everything out and organized now so today I took a few pics of some things that were open.

First is H. pottsii "Chiang Mai"

H. vitiensis

H. obovata

H. rigida IML 1424 these flowers had just popped open when I happened to walk past them.They looked so cool I said this is the perfect time to get their picture!!!

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greedygh0st

That rigida is just spectacular. What a great picture! Now I am looking forward to mine blooming even more. /thrill

Doesn't vitiensis have the most hilarious blooms? They all look like they're trying to avoid something, like a toddler struggling to step over a puddle or someone lifting their feet off the floor at the sight of a bug. They put me in mind of Maggie Simpson in her snowsuit.

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   April 26, 2011 at 11:14PM
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mdahms1979

David I agree that Hoya rigida is amazing. It was sunny and 21C (about 70F) here today so we are getting closer and closer to more consistent daytime temperatures.

Mike

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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

Very nice! You guys have some great collections!

My Obovata happens to have a small bloom, so I'll squeeze it in before April's over ;-)

Josh

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rennfl

That rigida is really a beautiful one. And the obovata is wonderful as well.

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mdahms1979

Great photo Josh!

Mike

    Bookmark   April 27, 2011 at 10:14AM
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greedygh0st

Very lovely obovata. Luckily this one's scent isn't going to win it a date with the snippers. ^_~

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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

Haha...! That's true, GG ;-)
No overwhelming scent from the Obovata!

Thanks, Mike :)

Josh

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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Great pictures David!! I also have to chime in and say how awesome that Rigida bloom is. I'm hoping to get a rooted cutting of Rigida from a friend this summer...can't wait!

Josh, I love your Obovata blooms...SO pretty!

My meliflua openeed this morning...the bloom isn't very big but the color makes up for the size.

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greedygh0st

Oh wow, those are some gorgeous hues, Pug. Makes me feel one step closer to a tropical paradise just to look at them. I just love meliflua for the way its nectar stains the blooms, too.

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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

Mmmm...Nancy, reminds me of some sort of strawberry dessert!

Josh

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kellyknits(6/WV Eastern Panhandle)

They're all beautiful!

Kelly

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dmichael619(8a)

Josh I like your obovata!!! I have noticed on my plant some of the blooms are quite pink like yours and then again some appear to be more white.I like its' lite sweet fragrance.

Nancy,if this is the first time your meliflua has bloomed watch it for dripping nectar. After a day or two it forms large drops of nectar on all of the flowers.

GG I like the vitiensis /snowsuit comparison. I checked out the link and the flowers actually do look like the pink and yellow suite at the top of the page!!! I also have the yellow clone of vitiensis but am still waiting to see blooms. The plant formed some peduncles last year so maybe this year they'll do something.

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mdahms1979

Pug those blooms are just so cool looking. Out of all the plants in this section I really only find Hoya meliflua to be interesting enough to grow and that's because of the way the nectar stains the flowers. My plant was very fussy as a cutting for some reason but it's pretty big now so hopefully I will be able to bloom it.
Do you notice any scent from the blooms?

Mike

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cyclonenat

it sucks being in nz plant wise we have a very strict import thingy and there arent many plants available here they are mainly the usual ones so jealous a.

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pepeuve

I can only say the following. wonderful and spectacular.
beautiful! beautiful! beautiful! .

Here is a link that might be useful: Hoyas pepeuve

    Bookmark   April 28, 2011 at 6:36AM
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pepeuve

As every year, this Krimson Queen is the first to wake up.
While there is still 15 or 20 days to see it in full swing here I leave a small sample of what still will come....

You can see: "krimson queen to share"

Sorry but my English is not very good.
I do not know how to post picture here.
can someone help me. Thanks.

Here is a link that might be useful: krimson queen to share

    Bookmark   April 28, 2011 at 7:15AM
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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Thanks!!

Josh, Yum...strawberry dessert!

Thanks for the warning David...actually I'm good since I grow this one outside. I also have my Kerrii growing outside and heard that they also have the reputation of nectar dripping/staining. My Kerrii's budding for the very first time since I've had it.

GG, I will try and get a photo if the nectar stains the blooms.

Mike, I had to put my nose right up to it and I barely smell anything...maybe tonight I will try again.

Cyclonenat, I can imagine how frustrating it is not to be able to buy hoyas that aren't common.

Thanks Pepeuve and Kelly!

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greedygh0st

/dmichael YAY At least one person doesn't think I've lost my mind. ^_^ /dance

Can't wait to see the yellow vitiensis. It has a really special purple shade, but I think the yellow is a great fit for that style of bloom. They are both so awesome!

/Mike I recently received a meliflua cutting that has been extremely robust, but meliflua ssp. fraterna gave me a lot of problems ... was down to a stick. Lately, I had this "good feeling" about it and this morning I noticed it's putting out some new growth at the top. /cheer

/Pepeuve To post photos here, you copy and paste the html code right into the message box.

Example:

<img src="http://www.ibdguy.com/images/hoglogo2.gif">;

You can put width="300" height="400" before the last ">" to control the size. Like this:

Usually, you can copy and paste this code directly from your photo host, but if you know the url for the photo, you can do it manually (as above).

Hope this helps!

Here is a link that might be useful: How to Post Photos Manually

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pepeuve

Hi:

this is the same "carnosa" and the same day.
Original photo you can see: "Original photo"
greedyghost, thanks. It�s easy.

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Here is a link that might be useful: Original photo

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greedygh0st

Great! I'm happy the instructions helped.

I really enjoy reading posts about how people choose to pot LARGE Hoyas. Your method turned out just beautiful! I will keep it in mind if I ever have such a plant.

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pepeuve

Hi puglvr1:

I have seen a new peduncle in your photo.
It is in the corner, on top, on the left.

It is de first time because:
the first: stem
secong : knotgrass
third: peduncle
and then: leaves

An example

Yo can see more examples in: "pedunculos"

Here is a link that might be useful: pedunculos

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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Thanks Pepeuve...you have good eyesight! Your plant is very pretty and HUGE!!

GG, great instructions on how to post pictures!

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cpawl(8)

Pug, Very nice flowers on your meliflua,the flowers are so beautiful.
I must be doing something wrong with mine,Its huge and grows and grows but no flowers.I also have meliflua ssp. fraterna but its only about a third of its size,it grows slower than meliflua.I guess I will have to be happy looking at yours.LOL

Cindy

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geosdee(Zone 8 FL Panhandle)

Cindy I am having the opposite problem as you, my fraterna is quite large with what looks like peduncles forming - 1st time yah, my meliflua keeps dying off, it was huge last year but then got too wet when we had alot of rain and couldn't seem to recover but did bloom, this year it is struggling to put out any new growth, maybe I need to snip it and start again.

Dee

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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Thanks Cindy! I don't think you're doing anything wrong. I've noticed it took mine a while before getting peduncles...the plant was pretty large before it gave me any...I too started thinking what was wrong with this hoya that it was large enough but didn't bloom...soon after it finally started to produce some. Hang in there...

Dee, good luck with the peduncle on your Fraterna, and hope your meliflua recovers.

    Bookmark   May 1, 2011 at 3:43PM
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cpawl(8)

Thanks Dee and pug for the info.I hope the best on your peduncle.Its funny how some hoyas give us problems and for others no issues.

Cindy

    Bookmark   May 1, 2011 at 3:54PM
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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Cindy, I absolutely agree with you...I have several of "problem hoyas" that give me fits too...I've SO envious of your beautiful Elliptica and the blooms are just gorgeous!

    Bookmark   May 1, 2011 at 8:19PM
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pepeuve

to Nancy T.
for your "knowledge"
Best regards.

Here is a link that might be useful: knowledge

    Bookmark   May 2, 2011 at 6:18AM
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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Thanks Pepeuve!
Best regards to you as well!

    Bookmark   May 2, 2011 at 11:35AM
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pepeuve

Hi Nancy:

I want to send you an email with some important and do not find your email adress.

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Best regards.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2011 at 3:21AM
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Ament(5a SD)

I love absolutely love all of the hoya blooms, but the one that draws my eye back to it, every single time is the Pubicalyx 'chimera'. I absolutely Must get that one! LoL

Can anyone explain the scent of this one? Pretty please? =)

Also, anyone want to describe the scent of Hoya nummularioides? My DD and I both love the scent of this one but according to my DH, my MIL has a reaction to it. I wasn't here when she came to the home to help with the wood flooring install. So I didn't see the reaction. I know for a fact the crazy woman believes my plants take oxygen from the air, so she thinks I ought to get rid of my plants. LOL I refuse to. I go the passive aggressive route and purchase another every time she makes a remark about it. ;) Yeah, yeah, I know... Not nice. Hehe!

Anyway, Absolutely beautiful pictures of your hoyas my friends! Keep it up! I truly love them and really need the cheer so please share them! =)

~Tina

    Bookmark   November 29, 2011 at 4:53PM
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chungsue

Hello, all Hoya experts out there,
I have a beautiful Hoya Obovata plant that is about 3 years old. He is healthy, and puts out large, beautiful leaves. But he has never bloomed for me.
It's sitting on a north facing window sill, and I feed him diluted Elanor's plant food each time. What do I need to do to help him bloom? Please help. Thank you.

    Bookmark   June 22, 2013 at 2:00PM
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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Try giving it more light...not direct sun or you will burn the leaves...do you have a place near a south window that is protected by a sheer curtain or mini blinds? Where it will get bright indirect light? I would also give it some all purpose fertilizer in half strength every couple of weeks or so during the summer. Good luck!!

    Bookmark   June 22, 2013 at 2:51PM
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chungsue

Hello, all Hoya experts out there,
I have a beautiful Hoya Obovata plant that is about 3 years old. He is healthy, and puts out large, beautiful leaves. But he has never bloomed for me.
It's sitting on a north facing window sill, and I feed him diluted Elanor's plant food each time. What do I need to do to help him bloom? Please help. Thank you.

    Bookmark   June 27, 2013 at 12:41PM
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chungsue

Puglvr1,
thank you much for your suggestion. I shall follow them. Might be too late for this year to see any results from this, do you think?

    Bookmark   June 27, 2013 at 1:25PM
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greedygh0st

It usually takes until the following year for me to see the results of moving a mature Hoya to a sunnier location.

I think it depends on the plant and how much extra energy the new location provides, though.

Some Hoyas can bloom from north windows, but not all will. They are very greedy for light. ;)

    Bookmark   June 27, 2013 at 6:06PM
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meyermike_1micha(5)

Hi Pug!

Any more recent photos of your beauties?
Miss you by the way. I will keep in touch soon:-)

MIke

    Bookmark   July 3, 2013 at 9:18AM
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chungsue

Puglvr1,
thank you much for your suggestion. I shall follow them. Might be too late for this year to see any results from this, do you think?

    Bookmark   July 3, 2013 at 11:52AM
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