Hoya Cumingiana with Mini Bench Planter
A beautiful little Hoya with smallish ovate leaves arranged in pairs up the stem. The stems of this plant have an upright growth habit which is uncommon in Hoyas as most exhibit a vining habit. As the stems get longer the will eventually droop downward.
These beauties are one of the easiest Hoyas to care for and if given enough light they will reward you with clusters of very sweetly scented yellow flowers.
As a general rule, let the top 1-2 cm of soil in the pot dry out before watering again in the growing season (Spring and Summer). In the colder months, let them dry out a bit more before watering again.
Like most Hoyas they can handle shade but if you want them to flower, and you do want them to flower, they need sufficient periods of bright indirect light (at least a few hours each day).
Hoya cumingiana is a small to medium sized Hoya when mature however they will be perfectly happy and remain more compact in their ceramic home for a few years. At present they have a single stem that is 10-15cm long. Although they will naturally produce multiple stems you can encourage this to happen sooner by lightly tip pruning.
Hoya care guide
About the pot
A striking hand-made ceramic piece. This pot is made with a simple yet elegant, gritty clay dipped in a white glaze. The speckled effect is created by the reaction between the ore in the clay and the glaze when heat is applied. This pot has been high-fired to ensure it is extremely durable. These planters have drainage holes and come with a matching coaster (not saucer) to maintain the clean lines of this pot. The bottom of the coaster has been sanded smooth to ensure it won't scratch your furniture.
Product dimensions: 9cm wide x 9cm tall (including coaster)
A bit about the ceramicist
This piece was made by the amazingly talented Jenn Johnstone of Jenn Johnstone Ceramics. After a change of scenery from inner city Melbourne to Mullumbimby in Northern NSW, Jen decided to pursue her long held desire to work with clay. Fast forward a few years and she is creating beautifully elegant and functional hand crafted ceramics in her garden studio. Jen's work reflects her love of gardening, contemporary design and Japenese aesthetics.
How will I receive my new pot and plant
This item is part of our pre-potted mini range. As such, your little Hoya cumingiana will arrive already potted directly into its new ceramic home. We will wrap the pot up in calico to ensure no soil is lost during transport and deliver them securely in our 100% recyclable cardboard packaging.
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Hoya Cumingiana with Mini Bench Planter
Caring for your Hoya Cumingiana with Mini Bench Planter
Our special eco packaging
No Plant Stress
Our plant packaging is designed by people know how to keep plants fresh and healthy in transit. Your plants will enjoy a comfortable trip directly from our greenhouse to your door in just a few of days. Your plant will not have to deal with the stress of being bare rooted for transport (how most plants are sent) and you won’t have to deal with the mess and fuss of potting up your new plant when you receive it.
The plastic pot will be wrapped in a calico bag to keep the soil in place, it will then be tied into a specially designed cardboard insert which will keep it stable and upright throughout its journey. The insert will be glued in place on top of your cardboard wrapped ceramic pot to hold it down and your plant up!
Your plant will come in its plastic pot which we make sure fits perfectly in whichever ceramic pot you choose. Our packaging has been designed to allow us to send your beautiful ceramic pot along with your plant, fully potted, yep in soil, together in the same box.
The thing that we’re most proud of is that our packaging is fully recyclable and re-useable so you don’t have to feel bad about generating more packaging waste. In fact you should feel awesome because ordering from us, online, will generate way less emissions than if you were to drive to the nursery to buy a plant. The only plastic you get will be the plastic pot that your plant comes in and these can be re-used or recycled.
Please note, due to quarantine restrictions on plants and soil, we are not able to deliver plants to WA, NT and TAS.
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