Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn'

Hoya Kentiana 'Lori Lyn'

Beautiful and exotic, the Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn' is a tropical evergreen vine worth considering for your garden. Richly variegated foliage is the defining feature of the H. kentiana 'Lori Lyn'. It has an upright, bushy growth habit and can reach heights of 1-3 feet. It has thick, woody stems and glossy, dark green leaves with white edges.

'Lori Lyn' is known for its unusual and beautiful flowers. They form clusters and can be any shade of pink or yellow. The waxy, fragrant flowers look like miniature wax candles. The star-shaped flowers, which can be found in pink, white, and yellow, are among the plant's most striking features. This plant can thrive in a wide range of temperatures and requires little in the way of upkeep.

The drought resistance of this plant makes it a great option for those who want to add some greenery to their yard without having to constantly water the plants. If you want to add something special and lovely to your garden, the Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn' is a great option.


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Scientific name: Hoya kentiana sp.

Common names: Lori lyn

Origin: Australia, India, and parts of southern China.

Flower colour: White to pink 

Genus: Hoya

Family: Apocynaceae (Asclepiadaceae)

Kingdom: Plantae

Type:Flowering vine

How to take care of

Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn'

Bright, indirect light and moderate humidity are ideal conditions for this tropical plant. Once the soil starts to dry out, you should water it thoroughly. You should let the top few inches of soil dry out in between waterings. Apply a balanced, water-soluble fertiliser once every two to three months.

For those who have never grown tropical plants before, the 'Lori Lyn' is a great option due to its moderate ease of care. With some care and time, you can have a garden full of gorgeous flowers and vibrant foliage for years to come.


  • Low watering requirements
  • Bright indirect light
  • Temperature range 70 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Humidity range 60% and higher
  • Well draining loose soil

Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn' Detail

Light Requirements:

  • Bright but indirect sunlight is ideal for the Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn'. Tuck the plant into a sunny spot near a window where it will receive indirect light all day. This will protect the plant's leaves from getting too hot and ensure that it thrives.
  • Light pollution may prevent you from seeing clearly, but artificial lighting is an option. 
  • LED grow lights, set at a distance of 12 to 18 inches, are ideal for this purpose. In doing so, you'll help guarantee that your Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn' gets adequate light without burning.

Temperature Requirements:

  • The tropical evergreen vine Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn' is endemic to Thailand. It's a rapid-growing vine that thrives in warm, humid conditions with minimal direct sunlight.
  • Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn' thrives in temperatures between 70 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit (21 and 29 degrees Celsius). The temperature shouldn't drop below 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius) during the winter.

Humidity Requirements:

  • Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn' does best in a humid setting with a humidity level of 60% or higher. Misting the air, installing a humidifier, or setting the pot in a tray of wet pebbles are all excellent ways to raise the relative humidity in the home.
  • Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn' thrives in indirect, bright light. Put the plant in front of a window that is partially covered with drapes or blinds to achieve this effect.
  • Underwatering or a lack of humidity are both causes of wilted leaves. You can avoid this by using a humidifier and giving your plant consistent waterings.

Watering Requirements:

  • Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn' requires regular watering to thrive and expand.
  • During the growing season (March through October), water the plant deeply and wait for the soil to dry out before watering again. 
  • You can cut back on watering during the colder months.

Soil Requirements:

  • The best soil for Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn' is a mixture of potting soil, perlite, and peat moss in a 1:1:1 ratio. With this mix, drainage and airflow are maximised, while moisture and nutrient levels are maintained at optimum levels.
  • It's crucial that the soil mixture isn't too compacted. If you do this, the plant's roots will have plenty of room to develop and spread. It's also important that the soil drains well so that the plant's roots don't rot from being submerged in water.
  • You should use an organic fertiliser made especially for houseplants when caring for your Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn'. To put it simply, this will give your plant the nutrition it needs to flourish.
  • Soil that is well-drained, has good air circulation, and has the right amount of both water and nutrients is best for the Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn' plant. Your Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn' will flourish if you provide it with the ideal growing conditions.
  • Soil acidity must also be closely tracked. Soil with a pH between 6.0 and 6.5 is ideal for the Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn' The soil's pH may need to be adjusted if it is either too low or too high.

Fertilizing Requirements:

  • If you want your Hoya kentiana 'Lori Lyn' to thrive, fertiliser is a must. Feed the plant every two to four weeks with a balanced fertiliser whose ratio is 10-10-10. Remember that too much fertiliser can kill your plant.
  • Use a liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength for maximum effectiveness.
  • Ideally, fertilize your hoya once every month during the growing season. 
  • When leaves begin to yellow, it may be a sign of a nutrient deficiency. If you want to make sure your plant is getting all the nutrients it needs, you should apply a balanced fertiliser once a month.


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