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cypress vine

Fact sheet: Cypress vine

Ipomea quamoclit
Common Name(s): Cypress vine
Cultivar(s): Alba , Cardinalis
Category: Vines
Comment: Delicate, fern-like foliage; seeds should be scarified and soaked in water for 12-24 hours to aid germination; needs good drainage but adequate moisture; foliage recoils from direct sunlight but expands after sundown
Height: 15-20 ft.
Flower: Small scarlet flowers mid-summer to fall
Texture: Fine
Exposure: Sun to partial shade
Growth Rate: Rapid
Climbing Method: Twining stems

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