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Ipomoea quamoclit (Cypress vine, Star glory)

Ipomoea quamoclit Photo/Illustration: David Cavagnaro

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Botanical Name: Ipomoea quamoclit Common Name: Cypress vine, Star glory Synonyms: Quamoclit pennata Genus: Ipomoea
An annual twining climber with deeply cut, feather-fine leaves, cypress vine bears rich red inch-wide blossoms. Slender-tubed starry flowers are beautifully set off by gossamer foliage and stay open all day long.
Noteworthy characteristics: Seeds are highly toxic if ingested.
Care: Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Provide support. Shelter from cold, drying winds.
Propagation: Chip seeds or soak for 24 hours before sowing. Sow seed in spring.
Problems: White blister, rust, fungal leaf spots, stem rot, thread blight, charcoal rot, and wilt.
Height 15 ft. to 30 ft.
Light Full Sun Only
Moisture Dry to Medium
Bloom Time Fall; Summer
Flower Color Pink Flower; Red Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers, Topiary
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest
Type Vines

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