IDs can drive me crazy!!

denise_gw(5)August 1, 2014

I have a Hoya I thought was naumanii. The tag was missing, but I found an old photo of it (same pot and everything) and thought I had it figured out. Well, yesterday, I'm moving a plant and found it had an old DL tag, still securely on it, that said naumanii. Now it's not impossible, exactly, that it could have fallen off and I put it back on and got it on the wrong plant, but that doesn't seem terribly likely. When I look up photos of naumanii, it looks more like the one w/o the DL tag. But you know how photos can be deceiving... This first post, I will put the one that has the naumanii tag. Leaves are a lighter green, a bit smaller (though not significantly - I'd call them med-large leaves), not exactly thin like multiflora, but thinner than the other mystery candidate...

Denise in Omaha

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
denise_gw(5)

...And here is the other. This is the one that looks like photos of naumannii in my eyes. Leaves are much rounder, a deep green. Now I will add here that I moved this one into a shadier spot a few weeks ago, which could account for the deeper green leaves, while the other has been in a higher light spot. Can anyone help me? And perhaps make a suggestion what the other one might be!

Denise in Omaha

    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 9:06AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
greedygh0st

The top photo looks like my naumanii. If I saw the bottom one unlabeled in my collection, my gut would say cv Joy, but idk what you have in your collection. I'm sure there are other candidates.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 10:00AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
rennfl

Denise, I can't see the first pic, but the second ones doesn't look like my naumannii at all.

Renee

    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 11:36AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
greedygh0st

Here's a shot of my cv Joy's leaves:

    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 1:54PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
denise_gw(5)

Ding-ding-ding, I think we have a winner! I haven't been able to find my cv. Joy (and I didn't remember losing it...) so I bet that's it. Thank you for the help, ladies!

Denise in Omaha

    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 6:22PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
greentoe357

Denise, check on the suspected 'Joy' the place where a leaf connects to the petiole. That place / transition looks interesting on this plant. Also, petioles are much thicker than the stems.

I hope you don't lose your Joy again. Nobody should live without Joy. :-)

I am no help with the other one, sorry.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 7:52PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
susancarol(7)

Joy is the only one of my cuttings that didn't make it this season.

Denise: Your variegated macrophylla (think that's it) is growing leaps and bounds. I find a new leaf practically every few days.

    Bookmark   August 6, 2014 at 11:57AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
denise_gw(5)

Susan, that variegated mac is the only variegate I've ever grown that actually grows faster than the green version. I'm hoping to acquire the 'Pot of Gold' clone someday - I'm betting it doesn't grow as fast!

Denise in Omaha

    Bookmark   August 7, 2014 at 6:35AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
ciliata and coronaria
I had mentioned last fall that I had read somewhere...
rennfl
Krimson princess question
I've had this hoya for about 6 months or so. Lately...
loveofbostons
Hoya mac "nesbit river"
Even though is only one flower i am excited to see...
sweethearth2015
Here we go (again!!!)
Just put in a huge order with Epiphytica. Lol. I swear,...
aurorawa
Sponsored Products
Thomas Eyck | t.e. 029 Plaid Blanket - Large
YLiving.com
Metro II 3-light Gold Beige Halogen Bath Light
Overstock.com
American Standard Jetted Bathtubs Town Square EverClean 5 ft. Air Bath Tub in
Home Depot
Stufurhome 23" Edwina Single Sink Vanity with Travertine Marble Top
Modern Bathroom
Viso | Bolio Table or Floor Lamp
$728.10 | YLighting
Mitchell Leather Chair - Brighton Sunset Orange
Joybird Furniture
Westbury Leiden Taupe Bell Brass Swing Arm Desk Lamp
Lamps Plus
Set of Two Yellow Warmers
$12.95 | FRONTGATE
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™