Aeschynanthus ‘Red Star’
Common name for this plant is: Lipstick plant
Aeschynanthus is a genus of flowering plants in the Gesneriaceae family, which is related to the popular African Violet plant. It is native to Southeast Asia and is known for its colourful, tubular flowers that resemble tubes of lipstick, hence its common name. The plant is a popular houseplant and is grown for its ornamental appeal. It is a trailing plant, often grown in hanging baskets, with glossy, dark green leaves and showy, tubular blooms in shades of red, orange, and pink. This plant is an epiphyte, which means it grows on a host, i.e. tree or rock.
Aeschynanthus is not difficult to take care of if you follow the care guide.
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