Echeveria agavoides “Lipstick Echeveria” has typical watering needs for a succulent. It’s best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.
Considering this, is a lipstick plant a succulent?
Lipstick Plant Characteristics
Its leaves are green, ovate, opposite, waxy, and somewhat succulent. … The flower resembles a lipstick and that’s why it is called “Lipstick Plant”. The flowers have a pungent aroma and are attractive to sunbirds and hummingbirds.
Subsequently, how do I keep my lipstick plant alive?
How To Care For A Lipstick Plant: Pot your Lipstick Plant in fertile soil that drains well and water when the top quarter of soil becomes dry. Provide high humidity, situate in bright, indirect light and maintain indoor temperatures of 75°F to 85°F.
Can lipstick plant go outside?
It’s a wonderful evergreen houseplant, but if you’re growing it outdoors, the lipstick plant is only hardy in zones 10-12, and won’t tolerate temperatures below 65 degrees Fahrenheit. In late July, our lipstick plant started showing these beautiful buds hidden inside pale, domed calyces.
Prune lipstick plant after the plant stops flowering. Blooms develop at the tips of new stems and pruning lipstick vines before flowering delays blooming. However, a good trim after flowering stimulates the plant to produce more blooms.
The Aeschynanthus lipstick vine will not bloom without adequate light. Avoid placing this plant in full shade or full sun. The plant needs bright light for a portion of the day, but not all day long.
Lipstick plant won’t bloom – If your lipstick plant won’t bloom, then it’s not getting enough light or needs to be fertilized. Move the plant to a brighter spot, or add a grow light. If you’ve never fertilized your plant, then try giving it a weak dose of liquid fertilizer to give it a boost.
Lipstick plant or Aeschynanthus Vine is (flowers aside) similar to hoya but without the ever increasing price tag. Admittedly, the flowers aren’t as incredible as hoya flowers but they bloom more reliably and I find them to be quite amusing little blossoms.