About the Lipstick 'Mona Lisa' (Aeschynanthus Lobianus)
A striking plant with dark leaves and scarlet, tube-shaped flowers, lipstick plant is named for the distinctive shape of its flowers and flower buds. It’s a graceful, cascading plant that can drape over the edges of shelves or hold its own in a hanging basket. The lipstick plant will flower continuously in the proper environment, making it a very rewarding addition to any collection.
Light: Bright to moderate indirect light
Water: Water this plant when it is 25% dry. It likes moisture, but does not enjoy being soggy. Make sure your plant drains well each time it is watered to avoid root rot.
Feed: Apply general-purpose fertilizer once a month at most during the growing season.
Air Purifying: Yes, known to remove formaldehyde from the air.
Toxicity: Non-toxic, pet-friendly.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Common Names: Lipstick Plant, Aeschynanthus Speciosus, Basket Plant
Origin: Southeast Asia
*Please note: Plants may not look exactly as shown.