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Cypress vine

Ipomoea quamoclit

Cypress vine is part of the Ipomoea genus. Its scientific name is Ipomoea quamoclit. It is a flower that typically grows as an annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Cypress vine is known for its climbing growing habit. This plant tends to bloom in early summer, followed by first harvests in late summer. This plant is a great attractor for butterflies, bees and birds, so if you are looking to attract wildlife Cypress vine is a great choice. Consider Cardinal Climber, White, Red, Funny Valentine and Mixed to grow as they are very popular with home gardeners.

Cypress vine is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

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How to grow Cypress vine

  • Full Sun

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  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun / partial sun and remember to water moderately. Cypress vine needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.0 to 6.0 (moderately acidic soil - weakly acidic soil). Keep in mind when planting that Cypress vine is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors.

Growing Cypress vine from seed

Transplanting Cypress vine

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Cypress vine is a tender plant.

Companion plants for Cypress vine

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Cypress vine so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Cypress vine

These plants will not grow well with Cypress vine so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Cypress vine problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Cypress vine plants:

Other names for Cypress vine

Star glory, Hummingbird vine, Cypress Vine, Cypressvine Morning Glory, Cardinal Creeper, Cardinal Vine

Ipomoea quamoclit L.

Misspellings: Lpomoea quamoclit

Cypress vine care instructions

How long does Cypress vine take to grow?

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