Hoping to Identify a Houseplant – Hoya Plant

Just hoping to identify an indoor plant if possible

Hi Marcia,


Your plant looks like a variegated Hoya Plant. It’s a succulent plantLearn the definition of a succulent plant and why they are called a "fat plant." that likes bright indirect lightVery few houseplants should be placed in direct sun. High light refers only to bright indirect light since direct sun often burns the leaves of indoor houseplants. An area that is too hot and dry encourages Spider Mites and causes blooms to quickly fade. A northern exposure really doesn't provide enough light for high light plants. These plants need to be placed directly in front of an east-facing window, within 1-3 feet of a west-facing window, and within 5 ft. of a south facing window. A high light area has over 300 ft. candles of light.. Allow the soil to dry out before watering the plant. Feed a hoya monthly, when the plant is actively growing, with a balanced plant food diluted to 1/2 the recommended strength.

It has the nickname Wax Plant because under the right conditions it produces beautiful flowers that are so perfect they look like they are made of wax.

Read more about Hoya Houseplants in the Popular HousePlant section of the website.