In the wild, it mostly grows across the edge of rainforests, rocky areas and is famous because of its ability to attract butterflies. Hoya australis is now becoming a popular garden and houseplant because of its fragrant and showy white flowers.
This plant belongs to the Apocynaceae botanical family. It is long-lived and can grow to long lengths if left untrimmed. Other names for this plant include Waxvine, Honey plant, and Porcelain Flower. The waxy flowers on this grow in late winter and last well throughout summer.