Time To Talk About Hoya thailandica

Hoya thailandica came to me as a small rooted cutting in the summer of 2013. My good friend and amazing Hoya grower Julie Kennedy from the UK sent me the plant with the caveat that it liked cool temps and that she had been trying to flower it for some time without success. I grew it on for about a year with marginal success. In that time period, Julie had finally flowered hers and I was determined to follow suit, but alas it was not to be! Below my five plus year old plant in all off its glory: