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Lipstick Vine Aeschynanthus humilis

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Phonetic Spelling
es-ke-NAN-thus HEW-mil-is
Description

Lipstick Vine is a tropical perennial vine native to China and Indo-China. Grow it in a container that can be moved in over the winter or as a houseplant.

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Tags:
#houseplant#container plant#interiorscape#tropical vine#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#houseplant#container plant#interiorscape#tropical vine#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Aeschynanthus
    Species:
    humilis
    Family:
    Gesneriaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Leaf Cutting
    Stem Cutting
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    China, Indo-China
    Dimensions:
    Height: 0 ft. 4 in. - 0 ft. 8 in.
    Width: 0 ft. 8 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Houseplant
    Perennial
    Vine
    Habit/Form:
    Cascading
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    11b, 11a, 12a, 12b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Shape:
    Tubular
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Whorled
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves may in whorls or opposite.
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Hanging Baskets
    Houseplants