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Curly Wurly Lipstick Plant

  • The Aeschynanthus 'Rasta', is a slow growing plant - commonly known as the curly wurly lipstick plant. Due to it's tubular red flowers, that are held near the tips of the trailing stems by a darker sheath-like calyx like a tube of lipstick.
  • This is a very eye-catching plant that looks great cascading over the side of the pot and can be displayed in hanging planter or displayed on a shelf or similar structure.

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  • Eventual Height

    45cm to 60cm

  • Pot Size

    12 cm

  • Season of Interest

    All year round

  • Light Required

    This plant is low light tolerant but will prefer much brighter light. Bright light will encourage flowering, too much bright light though can lead to leaf scorching.

  • Watering

    Water relatively freely when in active growth, making sure the compost dries out in-between, but keep drier in winter. This plant does bounce back easily if you forget to water them every once in awhile.

  • Best Growing Conditions

    Cool temperatures can lead to leaf loss, so it is important to keep the plant in constant warmth.

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