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PlantFiles: Lipstick Plant, Basketvine, Basket Vine
Aeschynanthus radicans 'Variegata'

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Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Aeschynanthus (es-kee-NAN-thus) (Info)
Species: radicans (RAD-ee-kans) (Info)
Cultivar: Variegata

2 vendors have this plant for sale.

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen
Variegated
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral rm On Nov 1, 2007, rm from Media, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

Aeschynanthus and Columnea are two different genera. The common name "Lipstick Plant" is sometimes used for both, although at one time it was used primarily for Aeschynanthus.

Neutral lisabar On Feb 13, 2003, lisabar from barcelona
Spain wrote:

This plant is also called COLUMNEA



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