Let’s Talk About Hoya sp. aff. thomsonii

I received a cutting of Hoya sp. aff. thomsonii from Jimmy Myers, the great North Carolina grower, a few years ago. As with most thomsonii, I struggled with it, but finally this year was able to flower it, and it was worth the wait. The biggest difference between this plant and the regular H. thomsonii is that the pubescence on this plant is off the chart. It has long hairs all over the leaves. It is difficult to show in a photo, but here is my attempt: