Sweetheart Hoya Kerrii Succulent 

You've come across the perfect crochet decor just in time for Valentine. These beauties have become so popular over the years, but they are mainly sold as one single heart succulent. For this reason, it can be difficult to find the entire hoya vine. This is what makes this arrangement even more special... you can create just how you want it!

 

 Materials Needed

- Scheepjes (Maxi Sugar Rush) or Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread. You can also use any size 10 crochet thread.

  • Bridal White
  • Bordeau 
  • Forest Green

 

Other Materials 

  • 24 gauge wires
  • 18 gauge wires
  • 1.25 crochet needle
  • Scissors
  • Pliers
  • Acrylic paint (I used a metallic pink) You can use light pink as an alternative
  • Round tip paintbrush

- Allene's Draping Liquid (Mix with water)

- Scissors

- Light green floral tape

Hoya kerrii Fun Facts

    • The Hoya Kerrii can take several years to grow as they are mostly sold as one single leaf in a pot rather than a whole plant of heart leaves. It might be difficult to find a full vine.
    • Hoya kerrii is a species of Hoya native to the south-east of Asia. Its eponymous collector is Arthur Francis George Kerr, a British physician, and botanist.

     

    • The Hoya Kerrii goes by many which include Sweetheart Plant, Sweetheart, Lucky Hearts, Heartleaf, Porcelain Flower, Wax Plant, Sweetheart Hoya, Valentine Hoya, or Wax Hearts.

     

    • They share this subfamily with many other popular houseplants such as Ceropegia, Dischidia, Stapelia, and Huernia. 

     

    • Hoya scent varies. They are known for smelling like chocolate, vanilla, cinnamon, as well as having a floral scent.