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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

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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