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Mina lobata - Spanish Flag

Mina lobata is a quick-growing annual climber, with cascades of flowers, starting flame-red at the tip and fading to cream. It will look spectacular for three to four months, one of the best climbers you can grow. More
20 seeds 050004 £1.95 In stock
5 seedlings 510738-5 £5.50 Currently unavailable
10 seedlings 510738-10 £8.95 Currently unavailable

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Mina lobata is a quick-growing annual climber, with cascades of flowers, starting flame-red at the tip and fading to cream. Mina Lobata will look spectacular for three to four months, one of the best climbers you can grow.

Genus Mina lobata, Ipomoea lobata
Type Half-hardy Annual Climber
Common Name Spanish Flag
Border Position Back
Soil Type Chalky, Sandy, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 210-240cm (7-8ft)
Spacing Plant 30cm (12in) apart at base of frame, or sow seeds 10cm (4in) apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in March - May. Plant out after last frosts.
Care Tips Do not overfeed with nitrogen or you will get leaf at the expense of flower.
Flowering July - October, or 12-14 weeks from sowing. Flowers will produce for 4-5 months, almost until Christmas.
Vase Life Sear the stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds and they'll last a week.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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