A wonderful subject for a hanging basket and a resilient grower inside the house, ‘Rasta’ takes low light and a dry atmosphere and still thrives. Twisted Lipstick Plant has densely curled leaves that gracefully cascade while the bright red flowers emerge from dark maroon calyxes. ‘Rasta’ tends to bloom most heavily in late summer and early fall.
Plant Diameter: 8" hanging basket
Aeschynanthus Rasta are great air purifying plants.
These plants are non-toxic and pet friendly.
Light: Bright, indirect sunlight. Lipstick Plant prefer to have as much as light as possible. Place them in a bright location but make sure their fronds don’t get too much sunshine every day. If you see them start to brown, move the plant back from the window.
Water: 1x week. Keep the soil fairly dry. Water from spring through fall, allowing the top inch or two of the soil to dry out completely before re-watering. During the winter, only water every 10 days.