The Aeschynanthus is a genus of about 150 species of evergreen subtropical and tropical plants. Also known as Lipstick plant, lipstick vine, basket vine for its tubular flowers which come out from the ends of the stems. Pink polka variety will delight you with pink blooms as it’s name suggests. It’s thick and glossy green foliage cascades on the stem in a vine-like habit. As a trailing epiphytes, similar to Hoya and orchids, they are found in their natural tropical habitat growing from tree branches and in rocks cracks. Perfect for growing indoors in a hanging basket or stand on bookshelf so that foliage can trail over the edge to be fully appreciated.
It is very undemanding plant for indoor plant collection. Given a warm and bright location it will reward with prolific blooms from summer to fall.
◉ Each plant is unique and may therefore differ from the images shown, which are for illustration purposes only; size and shape may vary by season so all measurements shown are approximate ◉ Supplied in original nursery grow pot
Aeschynanthus Radicans Southeast Asia
Light: Bright Indirect
Water: Once every 10 days, allow the surface to dry-out between waterings
Humidity: Average, but will enjoy occasional misting
Feed: General-purpose feed once a month during the growing season (May-August)