Hoya australis ssp. tenuipes 'Lisa' is part of the Apocynaceae family, 'Lisa' is a cultivar but H.australis native range is Australia, N. Borneo, New Guinea to SW. Pacific.  Leaves are elliptic to ovate with some pubescence - mostly on the underside. Foliage is variegated with a mix of green, chartreuse and pink, leaves are a lot thinner than other Hoya.


Pot: 12cm diameter.

Height: Approximately 30cm from base of pot.

Pot not included.


Secrets to success


Temperature: Average to warm is fine, 16-24°C. 


Light: H.australis can handle short periods of direct sunlight but will be happiest in a bright spot. 


Watering: Water moderately during the growing season and reduce watering in winter.


Air Humidity: Average humidity is fine but this plant prefers higher; to increase humidity group plants together, mist them, use a humidifier or place your plant on a watered pebble tray. 


Fertilising: Feed Hoya every few weeks during the growing period.


Potting mix: A well draining mix (Hoya are epiphytes), use a barky mix to keep it light and airy.


These plants are not known to be toxic but sap is an irritant, keep out of reach just in case.

Hoya australis ssp. tenuipes 'Lisa'