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
Secrets to success
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.