Let’s Talk About A Couple of Mike Bernardo Hybrids

I flowered both of these hybrids some time ago, but never made the time to get them posted to this site. It is time to remedy that situation now. We will start with Hoya MB 1247 (H. erythrostemma X H. erythrina). Below an early photo of the entire plant:

It’s Really Going To Happen – Hoya piestolepsis

I’ve been trying to figure out how to flower this one since it got its first peduncle over a year and a half ago. I finally cracked the code; it is now covered in buds. Much more about the secret in actually getting it to bud up at a later date. For now, here are a few of the buds:

A Couple of Days Celebrating Hoya calycina ‘Stargazer’

I think this may be the most beautiful floral display that I have had from Hoya calycina ‘Stargazer’. I know it is the nicest one that I have ever had in a specimen grown under lights in a grow tent. By shortening its photo period from 14 hours to 12, it brought on this amazing display.