Another plant id

elizabethk1February 26, 2014

Lowe's had this EA plant without a label or tag. I hope it's a hoya, but not being an expert, I need to ask. I love the pretty mottled leaves. They look like a maroon and green mosaic. I hope it has pretty flowers and a scent too!

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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

Hi Liz,

Sorry, while it is lovely, it's not a Hoya. Some kind of Aeschenanthes, Lipstick plant, or something like that.

    Bookmark   February 26, 2014 at 11:24PM
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Yes, thank you, it's a lipstick plant. Very pretty though - it's a keeper for me. Thank you for the id.

    Bookmark   February 27, 2014 at 11:30AM
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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

You're most welcome, glad to know I nailed it. Cool plant, enjoy!

    Bookmark   February 28, 2014 at 12:29PM
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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Pirate Girl nailed it...its a Lipstick plant.

I had one many years ago I think its called 'black pagoda' lipstick plant...Sadly it froze during one of our unexpected freezes :o(

Very cool if I'm not mistaken

    Bookmark   February 28, 2014 at 4:28PM
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