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Lipstick Plant
Aeschynanthus radicans


Excellent flowering plant for the home, free flowering solitary or in clusters; opposite fleshy leaves; vine-like habit.

Plant Form or Habit: cascading

Plant Use: hanging basket

Exposure: medium

Flower Color: scarlet to orange

Blooming Period: spring summer fall winter

Height: 2 ft

Width: 18 inches

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Plant requires bright light but not full sun. Avoid overwatering; propagate by cutting.


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