Lipstick Plant

General Information
Common Name Lipstick Plant
Family Gesneriaceae
Genus Aeschynanthus
Species pulcher
Origin India, Southern China to new Guinea
Category Foliage Plant
Common Uses Hanging Basket,Color

Plant in Photo
Container Size 10 in
Plant Height (photo) 12-15 in
Width 15-18 in
Form Multi

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General Description
Leaf Color Dark Green
Texture Fine
Flower Color Red
General Heights Short

Container Sizes 06 in-10 in
Heights 06 in-18 in
Common or Rare Limited
Forms Multi, Basket

Care Basics
Water Use Medium
Humidity Requirements Medium
Light Level Medium Light Preferred

Temperatures, Light and Air
Minimum Temperatures 60 F
Optimum Temperature 75 F
Minimum Light 200 Foot Candles
Optimum Light 400 Foot Candles
NASA Clean Air Study

Pests and Other Problems
Most Common Insect Problem Aphids,Mites
Most Common Disease Problem Root Rots
Special Requirements or Needs
Poisonous None