Lipstick Plant (Aeschynanthus spp.)
Lipstick Plant Plant FeaturesLipstick plant is a beautiful flowering indoor plant prized for its shiny foliage and interesting flowers. It gets its name because the flower buds peek out of dark-colored tubes, looking like a miniature tube of lipstick.
This tropical houseplant puts on a lovely display in front of a bright window and is an excellent choice for adding a splash of color to brightly lit kitchens, bathrooms, and dining rooms.
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Lipstick Plant Growing InstructionsGrow lipstick plant in a medium to bright spot. The more light it gets, the better lipstick plant will bloom. If you have a lipstick plant that won't produce flowers, try moving it to a brighter spot.
Water lipstick plant enough to keep the soil moist, but not wet or saturated for extended periods. Don't let lipstick plant wilt, but also take care not to overwater it. If this houseplant stays too wet, it will suffer from root rot.
Fertilize lipstick plant monthly in spring and summer to help it produce lots of flowers. Use any general-purpose houseplant fertilizer. Just be sure to follow the instructions on the product's packaging.
Note: This plant is not intended for human or animal consumption.
Medium water needs
Indoors: High light
Indoors: Medium light
Purifies the air
Complement your Lipstick PlantIvy
Accent lipstick plant's beautiful flowers with a companion planting of variegated ivy.
Alsobia is a related plant that likes similar conditions to lipstick plant. It has charming white flowers.