Cardinal Climber – Item #599


Cardinal climber, commonly called cypress vine, is a warm weather twining vine related to the morning glory. It can climb 20′ and cover an entire fence or trellis with bright scarlet flowers. A good choice for dry areas.


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Additional information

Weight 1 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/2″ (13mm)

Spacing: 2″ (5cm)

Sprouts In: 5-10 days

Thinning: 8″ (20cm)

Soak seeds in water overnight to encourage germination. Plant in a sunny location with average soil after all danger of frost has passed. Keep soil evenly moist while plants are young. Cardinal climber is slow to grow in cool weather, but grows quickly when warm weather arrives.

Plants prefer poor soil and moderate water for best blossoms.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Ipomoea x multifida

Height: 10-20′ (3-6m)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: annual