Tuesday, April 29, 2008

A few more Hoya happenings






Hoya carnosa certainly manages to get through the smallest spaces. Somehow it squeezed through the front beam of our verandah and clinging to the ceiling sent out a bloom. Another Hoya carnosa with a string of blooms on our back fence trellis. Third shot down is Hoya nummularoides probably our last bloom before Winter sets in. Next is Hoya obscura which has been flowering fairly constantly through the Summer. Finally one of our latest purchases from David and Iris Liddle Hoya sp Kalimantan IML 1168 regarded as the very best of the two toned leaf species. This really is a beautiful plant as you can see.

4 comments:

Richard said...

Hi Rob

I was searching for local Hoya spp, especially linked to people living in Brisabne, and so came across your site!

I have recently moved to Brisbane (Tingalpa) and woud like to grow native Australian Hoyas. I have H. pottsii, H. australis (not sure which forms).

I was most interested in your image of H. macgillivrayi! I wondred if you have any for sale or could let me know where i could locate one?

Thankyou for sharing your collection, it looks impressive....maybe i will move onto the exotic hoyas one day.

Regards

Richard

roybe said...

Richard, I can sell you H. macgillivrayi. Also I have H. anulata which is an Australian species. If you give me your email address I'll give you the details. My email address is on this page.

Cheers Roy.

Anonymous said...

Hi Rob

Thanks for the response. My email address is symmo59@hotmail.com

I couldn't seem to find your address, and so have sent mine.

I look forward to catching up with you.

Kind regards

Richard

Kerri said...

Hi Roy,
I was thinking of you yesterday, as I have a hoya which is flowering :)
A friend gave me a cutting this past spring. It's still small and this is its first flower. It's white with deep red centers...just like the first two you've posted here. The leaves look a little more like the first one...carnosa, but they seem pointier and are closer together on the stems.
I'll be posting a picture of it on my blog soon.
Anyway, just wanted to let you know that you were in my thoughts.
I hope all is well there in Brisbane for you and your wife. Glad to hear you've had some rain.