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Lipstick Plant

Aeschynanthus pulcher

Also known as

Red Bugle Vine, Royal Red Bugler, Scarlet Basket Vine, Royal red bugler, Red bugle vine

Lipstick Plant (Aeschynanthus radicans) red 1 by Mokkie (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

50cm

60cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Lipstick Plant Overview

Aeschynanthus pulcher is a climbing evergreen sub-shrub plant from the Gesneriaceae family. It is also known by the common names Lipstick Plant and Red Bugle Vine, amongst others. Grown for the foliage and the flowers, leaves are oval in shape, borne on long stems. Flowers are bright red and tubular in appearance, measuring around 6cm long.

Common problems with Lipstick Plant

How to propagate Lipstick Plant

Cuttings

Special features of Lipstick Plant

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Indoor plant

Pot plant

Other uses of Lipstick Plant

Grown for its habit, foliage and flowers.