Ipomoea quamoclit 'Cardinalis'

An exotic and splendid brilliant red ipomoea with the most delicate, filigree leaves and jasmine-shaped flowers. More
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An exotic and splendid brilliant red ipomoea with the most delicate, filigree leaves and jasmine-shaped flowers.

Plant it to clamber up through things and stud them with colour, or to cascade down in an ethereal semi-transparent patterned curtain from pots and window boxes.

Genus Ipomoea
Group/Species quamoclit
Variety Cardinalis
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Red Cypress Vine, Cardinal Climber
Border Position Climber, Container
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.8m (6ft)
Spacing 75cm (30in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Soak seeds for 24 hours before sowing indoors in spring. Pot on once seedlings emerge and move to a cooler position before planting out after the last frosts.
Care Tips In a window box this can be treated as a trailing plant or alternatively provide supports for it to twine its way up as an annual climber. Extend the flowering season by moving into a heated greenhouse or conservatory in autumn. NB. All parts of this plant are very toxic if ingested.
Flowering June - September
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice & Videos
Climbers | Why Sarah Loves These

Sarah shows us some of her favourite climbers from the trials at Perch Hill, which are used as both climbers and trailers.

The very best annual climbers

Sow these climbers in your garden in the spring, and you'll enjoy them well into the autumn.

Using lobster pots for climbers

Sarah trials growing climbers over lobster pots in a patch at Perch Hill.

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Ipomoea quamoclit 'Cardinalis' reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Angela