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  • Botanical Name: Hoya carnosa ‘tricolor’
  • Common Name(s): Tricolor, Porcelain Flower, Wax Plant, Honey Plant

Hoya Carnosa Tricolor: Nature’s Stained Glass Masterpiece

Behold the Hoya Carnosa Tricolor, a botanical symphony of colors reminiscent of stained glass artistry. Its cascading vines bear elliptical leaves adorned with a mesmerizing palette of green, creamy white, and pink, creating a visual spectacle that captivates the eye. This enchanting Hoya, also known as the Tricolor Wax Plant, is celebrated for its low-maintenance demeanor and resilient spirit. Delicate clusters of star-shaped flowers, resembling porcelain treasures, further enhance its allure. Whether gracing your indoor haven or trailing gracefully outdoors, the Hoya Carnosa Tricolor transforms any space into a living canvas of natural elegance.

Complete Care Guide for Hoya Carnosa Tricolor

Hoya Carnosa Tricolor, with its captivating variegated leaves, is a stunning addition to any indoor plant collection. Ensure its optimal growth and beauty with the following comprehensive care guide:

Light:

  • Bright, Indirect Light: Place Hoya Carnosa Tricolor in bright, indirect light. It can tolerate some direct sunlight, but shield it from intense afternoon sun to prevent leaf burn. Variegated plants often require slightly more light than their non-variegated counterparts.

Water:

  • Moderate Watering: Allow the top inch of the soil to dry before watering. Water thoroughly, but avoid waterlogged conditions. Adjust watering frequency based on environmental conditions and reduce it in winter when growth slows.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant Hoya Carnosa Tricolor in a well-draining mix, such as a combination of orchid bark, perlite, and regular potting soil. Good drainage is crucial to prevent root rot.

Temperature:

  • Warm Temperatures: Maintain a warm environment with temperatures between 60-80°F (15-27°C). Protect the plant from drafts and sudden temperature drops, as it is sensitive to cold.

Humidity:

  • Moderate Humidity: Hoya Carnosa Tricolor appreciates moderate humidity levels. Increase humidity by misting, using a humidity tray, or placing the plant in a naturally humid location.

Pruning:

  • Control Growth: Prune Hoya Carnosa Tricolor to manage its size and shape. Remove leggy or unhealthy growth, and pinch back stems to encourage bushiness. Regular pruning helps maintain a compact and attractive appearance.

Fertilization:

  • Balanced Fertilizer: Feed the plant with a balanced liquid fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer). Dilute the fertilizer to half strength and apply every 2-4 weeks. Withhold fertilization in fall and winter.

Flowering:

  • Sweet-Scented Blooms: Hoya Carnosa Tricolor produces clusters of wax-like flowers with a sweet fragrance. While variegated varieties may bloom less frequently, providing ample light can enhance flowering chances.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Vigilant Monitoring: Keep an eye out for common pests like mealybugs and spider mites. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Ensure good air circulation to prevent fungal issues.

Support:

  • Trellis or Stake: Provide support for climbing or trailing stems. A trellis or stake can help maintain an attractive and well-supported appearance, especially as the plant grows.

Propagation:

  • Stem Cuttings: Propagate Hoya Carnosa Tricolor through stem cuttings. Take healthy cuttings with at least two leaves and encourage root development in a well-draining rooting medium.

Challenges:

  • Variegation Maintenance: Variegated plants may revert to green growth. Prune any non-variegated portions to maintain the plant’s tricolor appearance.

Embrace the captivating beauty of Hoya Carnosa Tricolor as it graces your living space with its vibrant foliage and occasional fragrant blossoms. With the right care, it will reward you with its resilience and stunning visual appeal.**

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Hoya Carnosa Tricolor

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   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Hoya carnosa ‘tricolor’
  • Common Name(s): Tricolor, Porcelain Flower, Wax Plant, Honey Plant

Hoya Carnosa Tricolor: Nature’s Stained Glass Masterpiece

Behold the Hoya Carnosa Tricolor, a botanical symphony of colors reminiscent of stained glass artistry. Its cascading vines bear elliptical leaves adorned with a mesmerizing palette of green, creamy white, and pink, creating a visual spectacle that captivates the eye. This enchanting Hoya, also known as the Tricolor Wax Plant, is celebrated for its low-maintenance demeanor and resilient spirit. Delicate clusters of star-shaped flowers, resembling porcelain treasures, further enhance its allure. Whether gracing your indoor haven or trailing gracefully outdoors, the Hoya Carnosa Tricolor transforms any space into a living canvas of natural elegance.

Complete Care Guide for Hoya Carnosa Tricolor

Hoya Carnosa Tricolor, with its captivating variegated leaves, is a stunning addition to any indoor plant collection. Ensure its optimal growth and beauty with the following comprehensive care guide:

Light:

  • Bright, Indirect Light: Place Hoya Carnosa Tricolor in bright, indirect light. It can tolerate some direct sunlight, but shield it from intense afternoon sun to prevent leaf burn. Variegated plants often require slightly more light than their non-variegated counterparts.

Water:

  • Moderate Watering: Allow the top inch of the soil to dry before watering. Water thoroughly, but avoid waterlogged conditions. Adjust watering frequency based on environmental conditions and reduce it in winter when growth slows.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant Hoya Carnosa Tricolor in a well-draining mix, such as a combination of orchid bark, perlite, and regular potting soil. Good drainage is crucial to prevent root rot.

Temperature:

  • Warm Temperatures: Maintain a warm environment with temperatures between 60-80°F (15-27°C). Protect the plant from drafts and sudden temperature drops, as it is sensitive to cold.

Humidity:

  • Moderate Humidity: Hoya Carnosa Tricolor appreciates moderate humidity levels. Increase humidity by misting, using a humidity tray, or placing the plant in a naturally humid location.

Pruning:

  • Control Growth: Prune Hoya Carnosa Tricolor to manage its size and shape. Remove leggy or unhealthy growth, and pinch back stems to encourage bushiness. Regular pruning helps maintain a compact and attractive appearance.

Fertilization:

  • Balanced Fertilizer: Feed the plant with a balanced liquid fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer). Dilute the fertilizer to half strength and apply every 2-4 weeks. Withhold fertilization in fall and winter.

Flowering:

  • Sweet-Scented Blooms: Hoya Carnosa Tricolor produces clusters of wax-like flowers with a sweet fragrance. While variegated varieties may bloom less frequently, providing ample light can enhance flowering chances.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Vigilant Monitoring: Keep an eye out for common pests like mealybugs and spider mites. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Ensure good air circulation to prevent fungal issues.

Support:

  • Trellis or Stake: Provide support for climbing or trailing stems. A trellis or stake can help maintain an attractive and well-supported appearance, especially as the plant grows.

Propagation:

  • Stem Cuttings: Propagate Hoya Carnosa Tricolor through stem cuttings. Take healthy cuttings with at least two leaves and encourage root development in a well-draining rooting medium.

Challenges:

  • Variegation Maintenance: Variegated plants may revert to green growth. Prune any non-variegated portions to maintain the plant’s tricolor appearance.

Embrace the captivating beauty of Hoya Carnosa Tricolor as it graces your living space with its vibrant foliage and occasional fragrant blossoms. With the right care, it will reward you with its resilience and stunning visual appeal.**

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Customer Reviews

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Amy Rothmeyer

I got this plant for my sister, and she really liked it, especially the vibrant colors! While she mentioned that the packaging didn't seem very protective for the leaves and stems, there was little to no damage. Fortunately, she was able to retrieve it shortly after I notified her of its delivery. Despite no heat in the package or a heat pack, the plant arrived healthy. It'll be exciting to observe its growth. I'm considering getting one for myself too!

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Zheng Liu
good plant

The small plant looks fantastic and arrived intact! The packaging was both secure and protective, yet not overly bulky, which I found to be quite appreciated. Overall, it was a wonderful experience!

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