Lipstick Plant
Aeschynanthus radicans

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously very moist
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 3 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous


Climate tropical rainforest



Other common names Basketvine
Family Gesneriaceae


Growth form vine - climbing plant
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • purple
  • red
  • red-purple
Leaf color
  • green