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This plant is a native to the Asian tropics. The mona lisa has gorgeous dark green glossy leaves and beautiful tube-shaped flowers, hence its name the Lipstick Plant. This plant is a relatively easy to care for houseplant. It has fantastic trailing stems, so this plant works well when displayed on a shelf or in a hanging pot.
Light conditions: position in a spot with indirect, bright light. Bright light will encourage the plant to produce flowers
Neediness: relatively low maintenance but will need to be kept warm.
Watering: during warmer weather ensure soil is kept moist but not soggy. In the cooler months allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. Enjoys humidity so mist regularly.
Ideal location: living rooms, studies, bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchens.
Rate of growth: fast growing.
Temperature: normal room temperature and not below 13c at night.
Pets: this plant is safe around pets.
Sizing: W15cm x H/Length 40-50cm
Also known as: Lipstick plant.
(Does not include decorative pot.)
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