Aeschynanthus lobbianus

Lipstick Plant

Family: Gesneriaceae Gesneria

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 10A
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Red
Bloom time Early Spring to Early Fall
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Container, ground cover
Height 3" to 12" / 10cm to 30cm
Spread 12" to 36" / 30cm to 90cm
Growth rate Moderate
Bloom attributes Fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green, purple
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy
Form Spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage