Hoya kerrii Craib 1911 Sweetheart Hoya


Hoya kerrii Craib 1911, also called Valentine Hoya or Sweetheart Hoya,
because of its heart-shaped leaves, has been found in the year 1911
by the Irish plant collector Arthur Francis George Kerr (1877–1942)
at Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, North Thailand.

Hoya kerrii Craib 1911
Flower Photography © Orchids Flowers.com
Image: Hoya kerrii Craib 1911
Photographer: Kitisak “Nat” Jaidee

Single heart-shaped leaves of the Hoya kerrii in a pot are sold as Valentine or lover gifts, but it takes a long time, sometimes several years, until the leaves are growing. The Sweetheart Hoya, Hoya kerrii, is an easy to handle plant and is ideal for Hoya beginners.

Photography © Orchids Flowers.com
Image: Hoya kerrii leaf, Valentine Hoya, Sweetheart Hoya
Photographer: Kitisak “Nat” Jaidee

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