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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

photo by bbc.co.uk/gardening

Plant details

This tender perennial climber, often grown as an annual, is a relative of morning glory. Rather than large cup-shaped flowers, like its relative, the flowers are produced, in a row along one side of long stalks. The colours are staggered from scarlet through orange and buffish yellow to cream as they fade with age.

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!!


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