The Lipstick Plant is a vine-like plant that is native to the tropical rainforests of Java, north to the Malay Peninsula in Thailand. The common name "lipstick" comes from the scarlet flowers with yellow throats, which open up buds that resemble tubes of lipstick.
All plants are sold in a nursery pot. **Decorative pots are sold separately.
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P L A N T C A R E
Requires a great deal of indirect, bright light
Too much direct light can scorch leaves, too little direct light can cause lethargic growth
Moderate watering is best
Allow the top layer of the potting medium to dry out between watering
Will grow best in soil that is well-aerated, evenly moist
Organic matter such as sand or sphagnum moss helps encourage good drainage, absorbency and prevents over-compaction
Will thrive with the application of a slow-releasing fertilizer 1-2 times a month during the growing season