Definition of wax flower in English:

wax flower


  • A plant bearing flowers with a waxy appearance.

    a hoya.

    an Australian shrub with white or pink flowers (genus Eriostemon, family Rutaceae).

    • ‘To accompany the modern bridal gown, the florist provided a fragrant, hand-tied bouquet of white hydrangea, pink wax flower, seeded eucalyptus, white hypericum berries, and ivy.’
    • ‘The most eye-catching of all of them is perhaps the ‘red wax flower’.’
    • ‘Although it is sometimes called the blue wax flower or blue honeywort, we ask for it using the horticultural Latin to avoid confusion.’