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

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

Category:

Perennials

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Height:

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Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Variegated

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.

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

This plant is also called COLUMNEA