Hoya carnosa 'Krimson Queen' is a cultivar from the Apocynaceae family, leaves are fleshy and ovate with an entire leaf margin. Leaf arrangement is opposite with leaves occuring in pairs and variegation is pink and white. This beauty loves to climb so a trellis would be a welcome addition if you opt to remove the hanger.


Pot: 14cm diameter.

Foliage: Approximately 25cm in length.


Secrets to success


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


Light: Hoya carnosa 'Krimson Queen can handle 2 hours of direct sunlight and will be happiest in a bright spot as it is variegated.


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


Watering: Water moderately during the growing season and reduce watering in winter. These plants are very succulent so hold on to moisture well.


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


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

Hoya carnosa 'Krimson Queen'