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Ipomoea lobata

Spanish flag

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Key information

Plant type

Evergreen climber

Flower colour

Orange

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Half hardy

Skill level

Experienced

Ipomoea lobata

Plant details

Spanish flag, Ipomoea lobata, is a fast-growing annual climber, bearing cascades of flowers in an unusual mix of red, fading to cream. It's idea for growing in a sunny border or as part of a summer container display.

Grow Ipomoea lobata in well-drained soil in full sun. Deadhead spent blooms to prolong flowering.

Family: Convolvulaceae

Genus: Ipomoea

Species: lobata

Plant type: Evergreen climber

Flower colour: Orange

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Half hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 500cm

Time to plant seeds: March to May


Reader reviews

andylittleford

A display/flowering example of Spanish flag; on entrance to Ashwoods nurseries, (near wolverhampton), is well worth a look!!


andylittleford

A display/flowering example of Spanish flag; on entrance to Ashwoods nurseries, (near wolverhampton), is well worth a look!!


captain ge

Looks very beautiful, the sun of the creatures


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