This Variegated Lipstick has white-streaked leaves and red-orange flowers. It's thin, large, waxy leaves are similar to Mona Lisa except they have variegation. When the variegated variety is getting ready to bloom the white on the leaves disappear and become a reddish color. 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 indirect sunlight
Water: Allow the soil to dry out in between watering
Humidity: prefers a humid environment for blooming
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