Aeschynanthus genus (Basket plant). This is a large and varied genus of around 150 subtropical, mainly epiphytic evergreen climbing, trailing or creeping perennials.
Perennials, Evergreens, Epiphytics
Himalayas, S. China, Malaysia, New Guinea
Useful for growing in hanging baskets.
Water sparingly in low temperatures. They are frost tender and they will need a fairly humid atmosphere and a position out of direct sunlight.
Propagation is by tip cuttings in the spring or summer.
Aphids may infest young growth
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