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Lipstick plant


By Meanie

Lipstick plant (Aeschynanthus Mona Lisa)

My Aeschynanthus (Mona Lisa) is almost in bloom again, as well as putting on plenty of new growth.

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it's lovely plant - had it 20 year ago, love the flowers:)

6 May, 2011


This look good. As its a cousin of the African violet I think you must have done well to keep it so long.

6 May, 2011


Thats gorgeous reminds of of the song lipstick on your collar lol don't forget when its in full bloom to put a pic on for us.

6 May, 2011


I love the waxy look it has.....gorgeous...:>)

6 May, 2011


Thanks all!

Drc - it didn't know that. As far as keeping it, it's a doddle! This gets sat in a bowl of water for a couple of hours when it dries out. That's it! I will have to repot it when it's finished blooming though.

6 May, 2011


really looks good meanie, treat it like an orchid then is it, dry out then water..

6 May, 2011


Pretty much! They like to be well lit, but not direct sun, winter rest in cool conditions and they like humidity.

6 May, 2011


sounds like my type of plant meanie, go well with my orchids..

6 May, 2011


Best in a pot on the wall to allow it to trail SL.

6 May, 2011


thanks i've got just the place :-))

7 May, 2011

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