Also commonly referred to as wax plants, Hoya plants are popular for their thick, waxy leaves and beautiful star-shaped flowers. While they do have a few needs, Hoya plants are generally very easy to care for, making them a great option for beginners and seasoned plant-growers alike. To care for your Hoya plant, you will need to create and maintain an environment that will allow your plant to thrive.Bright indirect light. Water when dry. Pet friendly.