Lucky-Heart, Sweetheart Hoya
Max. Height: 12-14cm |
☘ Origin: Asia and Australia
☘ Family: Apocynaceae
☘ Botanical Name: Hoya cordata kerrii
☘ Common Name(s): Sweetheart Wax Plant · Sweetheart Hoya · Porcelain Flower · Wax Plant
The Hoya kerrii is a special variety with heart-shaped leaves, which are typically sold as single-leafed hear. They unmistakably symbolize love and may soon become one of your favorite houseplants, producing beautiful vines for many years to come.
Hoya Kerri, Sweetheart Hoya: Its eponymous collector is Arthur Francis George Kerr, British physician and botanist. As the thick leaves are heart-shaped, the plant is sometimes named "Lucky-Heart" or “Sweetheart” Hoya.
Wax Plant, Porcelainflower: This wonderful tropical plant is often called a “Wax Plant” due to its thick waxy leaves. It is a classic plant because it lives forever, and it can grow enormously.
Hoya: Hoya Genus was named after Thomas Hoy, a British Botanist, who brought attention to Hoyas for the first time in the late 1700′.
Hoya is similar to succulents, and according to Feng Shui, succulents are good luck. This means that you will reap abundance in life when you grow these plants in your home. A succulent plant is a great way to attract positive elements that will result in something positive too.
☘ Hoya is one of the most adaptable houseplants you can have in your home. It’s truly a low maintenance plant, that can be adopted by Plant Newbies and Black Thumbs!
☘ Strong aromatic flowers used in powders, perfumes, lotions and other beauty products.
☘ They are mostly sold at nurseries that are an excellent remover of pollutants in the indoor environment.