Step into the world of Hoya burtoniae, a captivating perennial that is sure to enchant you with its mesmerizing blooms. The plant’s foliage has a unique smooth, waxy texture that leaves a lasting impression on both skilled gardeners and amateur plant lovers.
Commonly known as Burton's Hoya, Waxplant, and Waxvine, Hoya burtoniae is a trailing perennial species of the Apocynaceae family. Native to the Philippines, this plant grows to a height of 12-24 in (30-60 cm) when mature. Its leaves are lance-shaped and have a unique glossy, thick, and velvety texture. When summer comes, the Burton's Hoya produces clusters of star-shaped flowers with a yellow center. The blooms are also waxy-textured and wary from light pink to red in color. Each bloom cluster flourishes for at least 1 week.