Cypress Climber- Cardinal

$ 1.75

Can grow to 20', with flowers that are 1 1/2" long, funnel-shaped, and vivid scarlet. Leaves are palmate with 7-15 lobes. A dense and robust climber loved by hummingbirds and butterflies.

30 seeds



Ipomea quamoclit cardinalis.


Germination: 7-14 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-80ºF

Seed Planting Depth: Sow ¼” deep, soaking seeds overnight aids in the germination

Starting Indoors: Start indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-80ºF soil temperatures. Transplant after the last frost date, 12” apart.

Sowing Outdoors:  Direct sow outdoors after the last frost, only in areas with a long growing season.

Growth Habit: Climbing vine

Height and Width: 15-20’ x 12”  

Spacing: 12” apart

Light Needs: Full sun

Soil Needs: Average, well-drained 

Approximate days to flower from seed: 90-100 days

Uses:  Fences, walls, trellises, and arbors, containers and planters, backdrop plant, attracts beneficials and hummingbirds 

Care: Low maintenance and minimal care required