Last updated:
12 jul 2019

Hoya bicknellii Kloppenburg




This hoya was published in 1999 and it's named after the collector David Bicknell who found it in the Philippines (Matutinao, Badian, Cebu). Hoya bicknellii is said to be close related to davidcummingii, but differs in shape of flower and size. Personally I can't see the "kinship", but thought I'd mention it...


Definately a hoya best grown on a support since it doesn't seem to twine on its own, but the relatively thick stem makes me think/guess that it needs help to stay on the support. The leaves are quite big, about 8-14 cm long and 5-8 cm wide. They are light green, have slightly raised veins and no spots. New leaves are sort of rusty red at first. A hoya with a very nice shiny foliage.


I've only (so far) seen the flowers on photo, but what I have seen is really nice! They have light yellow corolla and a little pink/red corona with lighter tips. They are almost ball shaped and they measure 8 mm. The flowers are said to last up to two weeks and have a spicy fragrance. They produce some nectar and you'll find 15-20 flowers in an umbel.


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