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Aeschynanthus longicaulis ‘Black Pagoda’ - Hanging Basket

4.5" Hanging Basket

The Lipstick Plant ‘Black Pagoda’ is a vining houseplant that is characterized by its foliage streaked with electric-looking veining and orange blooming flowers. It gets its common name of 'Lipstick Plant' from its flowering buds that peek out of dark-colored tubes, resembling miniature tubes of lipstick. This plant thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but will survive under lower light conditions. The more light it gets, the more it will bloom, and the ‘Black Pagoda’ looks particularly striking in a hanging basket at eye level due to the way the vines and flowers grow.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Aeschynanthus Longicaulis
  • Common Name(s): Lipstick Plant ‘Black Pagoda’
  • Family: Gesneriaceae
  • Native Range: Vietnam, Malaysia & Thailand

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Easy
  • Light: Medium light to partial shade 
  • Water: Allow to dry fully between waterings
  • Humidity:  Basic household humidity
  • Temperature: 75-85F
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves.
  • Feeding: Fertilize using a general-purpose houseplant fertilizer monthly during spring and summer
  • Propagation: Stem Cuttings
  • Growth: Vining, Bushy
  • Common Pests:  Look out for aphids, mealybugs, and mites
  • Toxicity: Known to be nontoxic to dogs, cats and humans yet may cause reactions in certain individuals if ingested. With all plants we recommend keeping them out of reach of children and pets.