The Lipstick Plant has beautiful reddish-orange blooms that resemble lipstick tubes. The eye-catching green and glossy foliage trails down which looks absolutely beautiful in a hanging basket. This plant requires bright to medium indirect light. It can tolerate some direct sunlight but keep an eye on the foliage to ensure it doesn’t burn.
Grow Pot Size: 4” Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 6-8” Plant Care Level: Easy
The blooms are tubular and resemble lipstick. The reddish orange blooms make this plant very special.
Lipstick Plant Care Tips
Other Common Names: Lipstick Vine
Binomial Name:Aeschynanthus radicans
Care Level: Easy
Light: Bright to Medium, Indirect
Water: Keep soil consistently moist
Pet Friendly: Yes
The Lipstick Plant Story
Where is it from? It is from Malaysia.
Who is the Lipstick Plant? This adorable plant received its name from the tubular-shaped flowers that resemble lipstick.
Good For You! A great air purifier and the blooms are sure to bring a smile to your face!
Is the Lipstick Plant the right plant for me?
This plant requires bright to medium indirect light. It can tolerate some direct sunlight but keep an eye on the foliage to ensure it doesn’t burn. It does prefer to be rootbound. Ensure you allow the top 2” of the soil to dry in between watering.
Pet Friendly: Yes, this plant is pet-friendly!
Location Suggestions: The Lipstick Plant looks incredible in hanging baskets. Place this plant on a high shelf or hang it from your ceiling.
Bright indirect light , keep away from intense heat.
Allow the top 2" of soil to dry before watering. This plant can tolerate short periods where the soil is completely dry.
Prefer to be rootbound. Can be done every 12-18 months. Choose a pot that is 2” larger in diameter than the original pot.
Use a well-draining, high organic matter soil mix.
Average from 65°F-75°F
Weekly during the growing season of spring and summer months. Cut back to monthly feeding in the winter. and use a balanced fertilizer. Ex 5-5-5. If using a Liquid fertilizer make sure to dilute with water before applying.
Occasionally rinse the foliage with clean water and let it sit in a well-ventilated area
The more light the plant can receive, the better and bigger the blooms.
General Information About Your Plant
Unique, green, and glossy.
Non-toxic. Always keep plants away from curious pets and children.