The sweetheart-shaped Hoya just gets sweeter. This variegated heart has creamy yellow edges and a green center. Because of its special patterning, this hoya can take longer to grow than most! But is worth the weight for its beauty!
Grow Pot Size: 4”
Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 5-7"
Plant Care Level: Easy
Hoyas are sometimes referred to as “scent mimics”. These scent mimics can have a wide range of scents. Some can smell as honey while others like the ‘Corpse flower’ can smell of rotting meat. Most of Hoya’s smells are reminiscent of vanilla, chocolate, and other confectionery goods.
Hoya ‘Heart Variegated’ Care Tips
How to care for information:
Common Names: Lucky heart, Sweetheart Hoya, Heart Leaf
- Hoyas are susceptible to root rot, it’s best to plant your hoya in a soil medium with high porosity. Add orchid bark and perlite to your soil medium.
- Allow the soil to completely dry in between watering. The succulent leaves will hold water. During warmer months, keep the soil moist but not water logged.
- Provide a trellis for extra support and keep the plant appearing nice and tidy.
The Hoya ‘Heart Variegated’ Story
Where is it from?
The Hoya ‘Heart Variegated’ is native throughout South China, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, and Java.
Who is the Hoya ‘Heart Variegated’?
This cute Hoya has heart-shaped foliage that peeks out of the soil.
Good For You!
Sleep? We love Hoyas in the bedroom!
Breath? The Hoya plant is air-purifying.
Is the Hoya ‘Heart Variegated’ the right plant for me?
Another easy to care for Hoya, the heart leaf hoya prefers a consistent environment. Allow soil to completely dry in between watering. The succulent leaves will hold water. During warmer months, keep the soil moist. Be warned the the ‘Heart’ Hoya can be a slower grower and may take months to grow a leaf but once it decides to grow it can explode with heart shaped leaves.
Pet Friendly: Yes, the Hoya is pet-friendly.
Location Suggestions: This plant looks great on an office desk, bedroom table, or living room shelf.