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Ipomoea quamoclit 'Cardinalis'

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

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Details:

Type
Half-Hardy Annual
Position
Climber, Container
Soil
Fertile, Neutral
Flowers
June - September
Height
1.8m (6ft)
Group/Species
quamoclit
Common name
Red Cypress Vine, Cardinal Climber
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
25 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
75cm (30in)
Cultivation
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.

Description

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.