Lipstick plant - Aeschynanthus PinkBack in stock: NOW
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Cute little tropical trailer that pops out masses of tiny pink flowers throughout the year, rather than the usual red-coloured ones. Hang it in a macrame pot holder to show off those long stems and add a jungly feeling to your bathroom or kitchen. We love pink lipstick plant for the unusual flower colour, long trailing stems, shade-loving nature
Aeschynanthus radicans 'Pink' - lipstick plant, lipstick vineAPPEARANCE : This is a compact trailing plant with dark green pointed leaves; and narrow, small, soft-pink 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. Your plants may be supplied as 'plugs', slightly smaller than our usual tubestock but with a healthy root system ready for planting or potting on.