Plant Care Orange Lipstick Plant

Orange Lipstick Plant

Taxonomy

Aeschynanthus 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 Orlando, Florida.

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 Orlando, Florida

Orlando, Florida

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Growing Orange Lipstick Plant in Orlando right now

Light needs for plant Orange Lipstick Plant in Orlando, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

January 23rd, 2022

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Orlando is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Orange Lipstick Plant in Orlando, Florida

Sunlight will increase by 16.3% ☀️

January 21st, 2022

Orlando is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Orlando is expected to increase by 16.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.0 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant Orange Lipstick Plant in Orlando, Florida

Daylight will increase by 0.5 hours 📈

January 23rd, 2022

This month, Orlando is getting an average of 7.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 5.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of dayl…

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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 keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Orlando, Florida ⛅.

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 Orlando, Florida

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 21st, 2022

The growing potential in Orlando is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best 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 Orlando, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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