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Hoya cummingiana + Caramello Planter

Hoya cummingiana + Caramello Planter

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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). 

Managing growth

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. The golden clay used to make this planter turns a beautiful caramel colour when glazed creating the warm, comforting and delicious tones.

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 tall x 9cm wide (about the size of a coffee mug)

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. Jenn's work reflects her love of gardening, contemporary design and Japanese 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 it's 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. 

When you buy from us

When you purchase a ceramic piece from us you should feel awesome, because you are awesome! Why are you awesome?

You are buying a quality product and you are supporting a small Australian business. But most importantly you are purchasing sustainably - our products are delivered in fully recyclable packaging via a carbon neutral postal service and $1 from every item you purchase goes to protecting and regenerating the Daintree Rainforest.


So thanks for being awesome!

Hoya cummingiana + Caramello Planter


Caring for your Hoya cummingiana + Caramello Planter


Managing Growth


For more detailed care information, please refer to the our Plant Care Guides.

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.

Stability Support

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!

No Re-Potting

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.

Fully Recyclable

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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Express Flat Rate - $19.95

Free Delivery for orders over $150



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Why you should feel awesome buying from us

You're Shopping Local

You are buying a quality products handmade and grown in Australia, doing your bit to support small craft Australian businesses.

We're a Sustainable Business

Our products are delivered in fully recyclable packaging, plastic free through carbon neutral postal services.

You're helping the Planet

From every item purchased, we donate $1 towards protecting and regenerating the Daintree Rainforest.

Well-loved Plants

Lovingly reared plants by our qualified horticulturist.

Custom Packaging

A fully recyclable transport system designed especially for plants & pots.

Prepped for Travel

Well hydrated and packed no longer than they need to.

Efficient Delivery

2-4 day delivery to major metro locations in Australia.


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