The Hoya carnosa compacta, also known as Hindu rope plants, have thick, twisted, curly, cupped leaves that make them perfect hanging plants. Their draping succulent vines produce clusters of star-shaped waxy flowers; beautiful for enhancing any indoor or patio(shaded) living space. Hindu rope plants can be found in solid green or with variegated leaves. This type of hoya plant in particular, is very easy to care for as long as you have plenty of light and are careful with your water.

Hoya Carnosa Compacta "Variegated Hindu Rope"

  • Water Requirements: Light water in well-drained soil. Let plant completely dry between waterings.

    Sun Exposure: Bright indirect light. This is a plant that does not light direct sun to touch its leaves. 

    Mature Height: 3 to 4 feet (vining/trailing)

    Mature Spread: 1 foot

    Hardiness: Zones 9-11 if outdoors (makes a great indoor or patio plant)

    Danger: sap is an internal and external irritant. Keep it out of reach of pets and children.

    Propagation Method: stem cuttings & seeds