Hoyas are blooming!

The Tucker Greenhouse has a small collection of Hoyas, or Wax plants.  These plants are found in the Apocynaceae family.  There are three different species shown below.  Note the similarities of each inflorescence.  The Hoya collection is located in the main hallway inside of the Tucker Greenhouse.

Maroon and white flower

Hoya cumingiana or Bush Hoya

maroon flower

Hoya kentiana or Porcelain flower

pink and maroon flowers

Hoya carnosa or Wax plant