Lisa? More like a work of art! The Hoya australis ‘Lisa’ is an exquisite cultivar of the deep green-leafed Hoya Australis. Each leaf resembles an abstract watercolour painting. Rimmed in a deep green the leaves morphe and their centre is a vibrant chartreuse yellow-green.
The obovate leaves can grow up to 5 to 6cm long, A well sunned Lisa will adopt a pinky-red hue on its leaves. Given the right care, the Australis ‘Lisa’ produces pinky-white star-shaped leaves with deep pink centres.
Hanging pot size: 15cm Overall height including grow pot: 20cm Plant Care Level: Medium
Grow pot size: 12cm Overall height including grow pot: 20cm
Hoya’s are succulent plants by nature and require very little care. Checking in on the one every 5 to 10 days is perfect. They typically prefer drier soil and more humidity.
Hoya Australis 'Lisa' Care tips
How to care for information:
Other Common Names: Porcelain Flower, Wax Plant
Binomial Name: Hoya australis ‘Lisa’
Care Level: Easy to medium
Light: Bright indirect to filtered bright light
Water: Allow soil to dry completely
The Australis 'Lisa' Story
Where is it from?
The Hoya not Norteast Australia
Who is the Australis ‘Lisa’? The Hoya australis can be seen growing in its native home of Australia as a garden plant or in the forests along the rocky ridge.
Good For You! Pet Friendly! Hoya’s are non-toxic making them perfect for homes with curious pets or children!
Is the Hoya Australis ‘Lisa’ the right plant for me?
The Hoya Australis is easy to care for as long as you provide lots of bright light and keep their soil on the drier side. They are great for those who are looking for a low maintenance house plant.
Hoya’s grow little stick appendages from their vines called “peduncles”. They may look dry or even brown but they shouldn’t be trimmed from the plant. It's important to continue your routine when these appear as this is where the flowers will bloom from!
Location Suggestions: Living rooms and home offices make for the perfect show off your intricate beauty.
Prefers bright, indirect light or filtered bright light
Allow soil to completely dry in between watering. The succulent leaves will hold water. During warmer months, keep the soil moist.
Average from 18°C to 24°C
Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.
Non-toxic. Although, it is a great practice to keep your plants away from pets and children."
Provide a trellis for extra support and keep the plant appearing nice and tidy.