- a shrubby climbing plant, Hoya carnosa, of the milkweed family, native to Australia, with umbels of waxy pink or white flowers.
Origin of wax plant
Examples from the Web for wax plant
Historical Examples of wax plant
I have morning-glories, double lady's-slippers, and wax-plant.
The wax-plant, though properly a summer blooming plant, sometimes flowers in winter.A Garden with House Attached
Sarah Warner Brooks
Of the cultivated forms, the wax-plant (Hoya), and Physianthus are the commonest.Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany
Douglas Houghton Campbell