Hoya 'Krimson Queen' is also known as a wax flower or wax plant. It has waxy, deep green leaves and has highly fragrant flowers during the flowering season. It is also called the 'Hundu rope plant'.
This Hoya has has sweeetly scented, flesh coloured flowers which resemble wax. Each flower looks like a star, and the cluster of flowers is arranged into a star shape. The fragrance is enchanting.
The foliage is variegated.
Can be trained to climb, or allowed to hang as a trailing plant.
Very easy to care for.
Water regularly, but do not allow to stand in water.
Hoya plants were originally named after Thomas Hoym who was gardener to the Duke of Northumberland. He was the first to raise the popularity of this lovely house plant.
This cultivar can be distinguished by the white or cream border on its leaves. It was patented in the 1950s as 'Tricolor' and its patent expired in the 1970s. It was more commonly sold by its trademarked name of "Hoya Krimson Queen."