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

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