A couple bloomers
For the last two nights I have been hunting for the source of the incredible scent in my apartment once the lights go out. The scent is strong and reminds me of a Brassavola orchid, sweet and smoky like burnt sugar and vanilla. It took me two tries to find the plant in flower as I kept thinking it was one of the blooming orchids and then a Hoya that I almost missed. Well last night I found the source of the scent and was reminded just why I love Hoyas. Hoya buotii is blooming again with two big groups of flowers.
The other plant that was on bloom was the species sold as Hoya pachyclada red corona. The blooms were in good shape when I found them but by the time I got around to taking these photos most had already dropped. Procrastination doesn't pay!