Hoya ‘Rosita' is a hybrid of Hoya wayetii and Hoya tsangii, that has beautiful green oval leaves that develop a maroon border and can turn entirely bronze red if exposed to some early morning or late afternoon sun. All day direct sun will burn the leaves. Blooms readily once mature. Beautiful even when not in bloom!
~Do Not let Hoya sit in excess water. As epiphytes, in the wild they would be growing on tree trunks or branches in the forest understory where they would get most of their water just from dew or moisture in the air.
~Hoya are considerably hardy & tolerant of a wide range of growing conditions, but for the best growth it is recommended to provide higher levels of humidity.
~Do Not remove the peduncles [flower stalks] after your Hoya has finished flowering. Hoya are able to rebloom again & again from the same peduncle!
~Feed regularly during the growing season with a low nitrogen fertilizer containing sufficient amounts of phosphorous and potassium.
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