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Aeschynanthus Radicans

Botanical Name:

Aeschynanthus radicans

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How to Grow
Sunlight
Partial Shade
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Epiphyte, Houseplant, Vine

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

This plant flowers freely with terminal flower clusters. Buds appear first and resemble tubes of lipstick, hence the common name., Tubular scarlet red flowers follow, with yellow throats and 5-lobed petals that are shorter on top than bottom and have leaf like bracts at the base The fragrance of the flower is malodorus (unpleasant)

Fruit

1.5" long capsule.

Benefits
Attracts

Hummingbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Gesneriaceae

Genus

Aeschynanthus

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