Scientific Name: Aeschynanthus spp. Form: Mounded, Weeping
Common Name:lipstick plantTexture:Medium
Family Name:GesneriaceaeHabit: Pendulous, Epiphytic
Plant Type: Flowering pot plant, Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: South Asia / India, S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Succulent, Lustrous, Elliptic, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Corymb, Yellow, Orange, Dark-red, Red, Mar- Sep- Can flower any month
Fruit: Berry (true), Dark-red, Red, Oct- May
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Hanging basket, Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Leaves are thick and glossy; stems trail downward; both leaves and stems are covered in fine hairs; flowers long, tubular, red, in terminal clusters.