Aeschynanthus longicaulis is part of the Gesneriaceae family and is native to Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia. It grows epiphytically and has a short root structure. Leaves and stem are semi-succulent and the stem will become woodier with age. 

The lanceolate leaves have a mottled green pattern on top and a purple striped underside. A.longicaulis flowers between late spring and early autumn, blooms are greenish-yellow in colour.


Pot: 18cm diameter

Foliage: 50cm


Secrets to success


Temperature: 21-29˚C.


Light: Bright indirect - dappled light.


Watering: Water when mix is almost dry. 


Air humidity: Average to higher humidity.


Fertilising: Feed monthly during the growing season.


Potting mix: A well draining, barky mix.


This plant is non-toxic.

Aeschynanthus longicaulis