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Ipomoea lobata (Spanish Flag)

A quick-growing annual climber, with cascades of flowers, starting flame-red at the tip and fading to cream.
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20 seeds

5 jumbo seedlings

10 jumbo seedlings

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Climber
Position
On a Climbing Support
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October, or 12 weeks from sowing
Height
3.6m (12ft)
Group/Species
lobata
Common name
Spanish Flag
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
60cm (24in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover in warm conditions between March and May. Keep moist, Harden off and plant out after last frosts. Provide support.

Description

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.

Care Tips

Do not overfeed with nitrogen or you will get leaf at the expense of flower. Seeds are highly toxic if ingested.