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Lipstick plant - Aeschynanthus

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$6.35
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Cute little tropical trailer that pops out tiny red flowers throughout the year - they may be small but they make up for it in number! Hang it in our macrame pot holder and add a touch of the tropics to your bathroom or kitchen.

Aeschynanthus micranthus - lipstick plant, lipstick vine

DESCRIPTION: This is a compact trailing plant with dark green pointed leaves; and narrow, small, dark red tubular flowers produced almost continuously in spring and summer and intermittently through the year.
USE IN:  Perfect indoors in pots and hanging baskets; outside in tropical and subtropical gardens.
PLANTING: Needs a warm frost-free position, over 5C at least, avoid direct hot sunlight. Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks.
CARE: For best results provide plenty of bright, filtered light; if flowering is sparse move the plant to somewhere brighter. Water regularly. Add some all-purpose slow-release fertiliser at the beginning of spring and summer to keep the plant flowering well.
HEIGHT & WIDTH:30cm H x 30cm W.
YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.

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