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  • Botanical Name: Hoya multiflora
  • Common Names: Shooting Star, Wax Plant, Waxvine, Porcelain Flower

Hoya Shooting Star: Celestial Elegance Unveiled

Behold the celestial allure of the Hoya Shooting Star, a botanical masterpiece that enchants with ethereal grace. Its succulent, heart-shaped leaves bear the celestial touch of silver speckles, reminiscent of a starlit sky. As this hoya matures, it unveils clusters of waxy, star-shaped blooms that dangle delicately like celestial bodies in space. Resilient and low-maintenance, the Shooting Star is more than a plant; it’s a cosmic voyage into the wonders of nature. Whether cascading from a hanging planter or adorning a shelf, this hoya illuminates any space with an otherworldly charm, a testament to the captivating beauty found in the natural world.

Complete Care Guide for Hoya Shooting Star

Hoya Shooting Star, renowned for its captivating star-shaped flowers, is an exquisite addition to any plant enthusiast’s collection. To ensure the health and vibrancy of your Hoya Shooting Star, follow this comprehensive care guide:

Light:

  • Bright, Indirect Light: Position Hoya Shooting Star in bright, indirect light. It thrives in filtered sunlight and can tolerate a few hours of direct morning sun. Protect it from intense afternoon sun to prevent leaf scorching.

Water:

  • Moderate Watering: Allow the top inch of the soil to dry before watering. Water thoroughly and ensure proper drainage to prevent waterlogged soil. In winter, reduce watering frequency as the plant enters a dormant period.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant Hoya Shooting Star in a well-draining mix, such as a blend of orchid bark, perlite, and regular potting soil. This ensures proper aeration and prevents waterlogging.

Temperature:

  • Warm Temperatures: Maintain a warm environment, with temperatures between 60-80°F (15-27°C). Avoid exposing the plant to temperatures below 50°F (10°C) as it is sensitive to cold.

Humidity:

  • Moderate to High Humidity: Hoya Shooting Star benefits from moderate to high humidity levels. Increase humidity by misting the plant regularly, using a humidity tray, or placing it in a naturally humid space.

Pruning:

  • Shape and Control: Prune Hoya Shooting Star to control its shape and size. Trim back leggy growth and spent flowers to encourage bushier growth. The plant’s vining nature can be managed with occasional pruning.

Fertilization:

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

Flowering:

  • Star-Shaped Blooms: Hoya Shooting Star produces clusters of star-shaped flowers with a unique fragrance. Adequate light is crucial for flowering. Be patient, as it may take some time for the plant to bloom, especially if it’s still establishing itself.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Monitor and Treat: 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:

  • Climbing Support: Provide support for the vining stems of Hoya Shooting Star. A trellis or stake can help maintain an upright and tidy appearance. This is especially important as the plant grows and produces longer stems.

Propagation:

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

Challenges:

  • Blooming Period: Hoya Shooting Star may take time to bloom, and flowering can be influenced by factors like light and maturity. Continue to provide optimal care, and the reward of stunning star-shaped flowers will be worth the wait.

By following these guidelines, you can cultivate a thriving and blooming Hoya Shooting Star, bringing a touch of celestial beauty to your indoor garden.

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 Shooting Star

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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 multiflora
  • Common Names: Shooting Star, Wax Plant, Waxvine, Porcelain Flower

Hoya Shooting Star: Celestial Elegance Unveiled

Behold the celestial allure of the Hoya Shooting Star, a botanical masterpiece that enchants with ethereal grace. Its succulent, heart-shaped leaves bear the celestial touch of silver speckles, reminiscent of a starlit sky. As this hoya matures, it unveils clusters of waxy, star-shaped blooms that dangle delicately like celestial bodies in space. Resilient and low-maintenance, the Shooting Star is more than a plant; it’s a cosmic voyage into the wonders of nature. Whether cascading from a hanging planter or adorning a shelf, this hoya illuminates any space with an otherworldly charm, a testament to the captivating beauty found in the natural world.

Complete Care Guide for Hoya Shooting Star

Hoya Shooting Star, renowned for its captivating star-shaped flowers, is an exquisite addition to any plant enthusiast’s collection. To ensure the health and vibrancy of your Hoya Shooting Star, follow this comprehensive care guide:

Light:

  • Bright, Indirect Light: Position Hoya Shooting Star in bright, indirect light. It thrives in filtered sunlight and can tolerate a few hours of direct morning sun. Protect it from intense afternoon sun to prevent leaf scorching.

Water:

  • Moderate Watering: Allow the top inch of the soil to dry before watering. Water thoroughly and ensure proper drainage to prevent waterlogged soil. In winter, reduce watering frequency as the plant enters a dormant period.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant Hoya Shooting Star in a well-draining mix, such as a blend of orchid bark, perlite, and regular potting soil. This ensures proper aeration and prevents waterlogging.

Temperature:

  • Warm Temperatures: Maintain a warm environment, with temperatures between 60-80°F (15-27°C). Avoid exposing the plant to temperatures below 50°F (10°C) as it is sensitive to cold.

Humidity:

  • Moderate to High Humidity: Hoya Shooting Star benefits from moderate to high humidity levels. Increase humidity by misting the plant regularly, using a humidity tray, or placing it in a naturally humid space.

Pruning:

  • Shape and Control: Prune Hoya Shooting Star to control its shape and size. Trim back leggy growth and spent flowers to encourage bushier growth. The plant’s vining nature can be managed with occasional pruning.

Fertilization:

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

Flowering:

  • Star-Shaped Blooms: Hoya Shooting Star produces clusters of star-shaped flowers with a unique fragrance. Adequate light is crucial for flowering. Be patient, as it may take some time for the plant to bloom, especially if it’s still establishing itself.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Monitor and Treat: 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:

  • Climbing Support: Provide support for the vining stems of Hoya Shooting Star. A trellis or stake can help maintain an upright and tidy appearance. This is especially important as the plant grows and produces longer stems.

Propagation:

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

Challenges:

  • Blooming Period: Hoya Shooting Star may take time to bloom, and flowering can be influenced by factors like light and maturity. Continue to provide optimal care, and the reward of stunning star-shaped flowers will be worth the wait.

By following these guidelines, you can cultivate a thriving and blooming Hoya Shooting Star, bringing a touch of celestial beauty to your indoor garden.

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

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