Plant Care Orange Lipstick Plant

Orange Lipstick Plant

Taxonomy

Aeschynanthus x splendidus
Aeschynanthus
Gesneriaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Orange Lipstick Plant

Water

How often to water your Orange Lipstick Plant

Water needs for Orange Lipstick Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Orange Lipstick Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Los Angeles, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Orange Lipstick Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Orange Lipstick Plant in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

57% Medium

Growing Orange Lipstick Plant in Los Angeles right now

Light needs for plant Orange Lipstick Plant in Los Angeles, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Los Angeles is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Orange Lipstick Plant in Los Angeles, California

Sunlight will decrease by 23.2% ☀️

December 1st, 2022

Los Angeles is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Los Angeles is expected to decrease by 23.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.7 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Orange Lipstick Plant in Los Angeles, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 1st, 2022

This month, Los Angeles is getting an average of 10.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of …

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Finding light for Orange Lipstick Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Orange Lipstick Plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Orange Lipstick Plant may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth..️

Los Angeles, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Orange Lipstick Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Orange Lipstick Plant: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Orange Lipstick Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Orange Lipstick Plant

Nutrient needs for plant Orange Lipstick Plant in Los Angeles, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 28th, 2022

The growing potential in Los Angeles is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…

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Care Summary for Orange Lipstick Plant

Orange Lipstick Plant

Orange Lipstick Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Los Angeles, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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