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Hoya Elliptica

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Name: Hoya elliptica 

AKA: Wax plant, Turtle Shell Hoya

Why we love it: This plants leaves are similar in appearance to a turtle shell, with deep venation on the leaves. The white flowers have a mild scent and are star-shaped in clusters. Photo of bloom for reference.

Light: Moderate to bright indirect light. More light will encourage blooms. 

Water: Allow the top of the soil to dry between waterings. Do not overwater! 

Pet Friendly? Yes, this plant is pet safe!