Aeschynanthus species /Lipstick Plant

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Scientific Name: Aeschynanthus species
Common Name: Lipstick Plant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 11, 12 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Stricking tubular flowers last only a day or two, but plants bloom over several months. Red flowers arise from a darker, tubular calyx which is similar to the way lipstick rises from a tube. Popular plant for hanging baskets and other containers.