Lipstick Purple Star is a beautiful plant that blooms in hot pink. Purple Star also tends to have a more upright growing pattern than other lipstick plants. The botanical name for lipstick plant is Aeschynanthus, although lipstick plants are commonly confused for columnea. The big difference because Columnea and Aeschynanthus is found in the bloom, Columneas have a more prominent bloom while Aeschynanthus are not as prominent. Both Columneas and Aeschynanthus have beautiful tubular blooms.
Recommendations for growing success:
Temperature: 60°F -80°F during the summer at least 55°F during winter
Light: Bright light but no direct sunlight
Water: Allow the soil to dry out in between watering
Humidity: Prefers a humid environment for blooming
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