A Hoya retusa is native to India and the eastern Himalayas. This special vine plant has leaves that are like sticks, really thin with a slightly wider, flat tip. It has classic star-shaped flower, with the white petals bringing out the red in the middle. It also has a light fragrance when you walk by the plants. Use hanging planters or place it at a higher place allows it to grow in little clumps down long stems that make them look gorgeous and full!
Growing Hoya retusa, you’ll find that the average home temperature will suit it fine. They are quite a hardy plant, they just don’t like huge temperature fluctuations. It does best in filtered light or dappled sun. Provided with warm, humid, ventilated growing conditions, they can grow very well and bloom prolifically. It is best to grow them in well-draining and airy planting medium. You can spray around the plant from time to time. Make sure to let the substrate dry down enough between waterings to prevent root rot. In addition, fertilizing biweekly and treat your Hoya with insecticide also help keep your plants healthy and insect-free.