Aeschynanthus Japhrolepis - Lipstick Plant

£24.00

Called a Lipstick Plant due to its tubular red scarlet flowers. They are some of the most special and rewarding plants to keep as if kept happy they will flower quite regularly

There are quite a few types of Lipstick Plants, with quite a broad look in terms of their foliage. The Aeschynanthus Japhrolepis has bushy, trailing green filled long stems.

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SIZE GUIDE

Dimensions Breakdown (A) Nursery Pots CM (B) Total Height CM
15 40

Care Guide

Light

This plant will not bloom without adequate light and prefers bright, indirect light for a good portion of the day.

Water

The Lipstick Plant needs careful attention when watering - not too little or too much. Overwatering will cause root rot or fungal problems. Do not let this plant sit in water, only watering it when the soil is dry and even less in Winter.

Humidity

As it grows in the rainforest, it prefers high humidity levels so mist the leaves regularly and keep it warm. This plant is perfect to have in a bathroom with windows.

Other Tips

Make sure to clean all leaves with a dry cloth once in a while – dust can affect its absorption of light. During growing season you can feed your plant 2-3 times a month with a balanced fertiliser.

PLANT INFORMATION

Safety

Non toxic for cats and dogs.

Origin

Malaysia.

Disclaimer

The pictures used on this page are to show the style of plant for sale. There may be variances in foliage and a small variance in size - bigger or smaller.

Plants & Pots are some of the nicest gifts to receive and we want to make it memorable.

If you wish to gift someone special, just make sure you add you message in the cart page and we will include a hand written note with your order.

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We currently only deliver to the UK. 

All our deliveries are made by DPD directly to you. DPD have stated all deliveries will be made respecting the social distancing rules set by the government. 

Getting shipping right is something we take very seriously. We ship on specific days depending on where you are, to avoid your plants sitting at a depot over the weekend. Excludes Bank Holidays. 

UK: Express Delivery 1 to 2 working days,  £5.99 - Shipped Monday to Thursday (excluding bank holidays).

We have a couple of very large, heavy plants. For now, these are listed as London delivery only.