Hoya Compacta ‘Régalas’

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Basic Info

Hoya Compacta ‘Régalas’ is an easy to grow succulent that trails downwards from the pot. The leaves are fleshy greeen from above, but lighter from underneath. The plant is ideal for new growers as it requires little attention.

Scientific Classification

Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoieae
Tribe: Marsdenieae
Genus: Hoya

Care and Propagation Information


Hoya Compacta ‘Régalas’ can be quite beautiful when it is well-taken care of. This succulent type needs typical watering as the other succulents. The watering method is very important to keep your succulent plant healthy.

It should not sit on the water, and an excess amount of water should be avoided. The best way of watering is soak and dry method this succulent. Yet, the succulent should be controlled to avoid overwatering.

General Care for Hoya Compacta ‘Régalas’

This succulent type is a unique one that blooms in the spring. When it blooms, you will enjoy light pinkflowers.

It is a nice addition to your collection of plants especially if you have it displayed in a beautiful pot.

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Where to Plant

Hoya Compacta ‘Régalas’ succulents need strong light. When planting this succulent type in a garden, make sure it gets sunlight. Full to partial sun is the best for its growth. It is better to grow outdoor rather than indoor.

This type of succulent prefers a warm climate. It can survive at zone 10b-11b which is around +1.7°C (35°F). If you live in a cold area, it is better to plant your Régalas in an indoor environment. As long as it gets enough sunlight, the plant will grow happily.

When selecting what pot to use be sure that you understand the difference between the material used (See our guide on how to pick the best plant pot).

How to Propagate Hoya Compacta ‘Régalas’


The succulent can be propagated by cuttings or leaves. This succulent type does not require repotting often.

Of course, the first-time repotting is essential when it is bought from the store. You can learn all about How To Repot Succulents in our guide.

Like all the other succulent types, a well-drained soil mixture is essential. If you want to know about well-drained soil mixtures, check How to Prepare Well-drained Soil for Succulent Plants.

How to Propagate Hoya Compacta ‘Régalas’ By Leaves

When propagating Régalas with leaves. You should get a leave carefully from the mother plant. It should be a healthy leave that has no part left on the stem.

In this way, the propagation will work. Before replanting, wait for a few days to allow it to callous. Use well-draining soil for your new succulent plant.

Don’t forget to water when the soil dries out. If you need more information on How To Propagate Succulents From Leaves, Cuttings or Offsets be sure to have a look at our guide.

How to Propagate Hoya Compacta ‘Régalas’ From Cuttings

When propagating your Régalas from cuttings, cut a leaf from the mother plant carefully with a clean knife or scissors. Before replanting, wait for a few days to allow it to callous.

Use well-draining soil for your new succulent plant. Don’t forget to water when the soil dries out.

Origin and Habitat

Hoya Compacta ‘Régalas’ is known to be a variegated form of the Hoya Compacta