- Half-hardy annual plants
- Bright red blooms and emerald foliage
- Vines will grow to 10-15 feet on trellises or arbors
- Will grow in containers
- Irresistible to hummingbirds
Please note: The Arizona Department of Agriculture prohibits the sale of any plant in the genus of Ipomoea, which includes Cardinal Climber flower.
The bright cardinal-red flowers of this vine bloom from early summer until frost and are handsomely contrasted by finely cut emerald-green leaves. While this climber is loved by gardeners, it is also irresistible to hummingbirds and has been cultivated since the 1800s. The vigorous vines will climb 10-15' if given room on trellises and arbors and are well-suited to being grown in containers. Half-hardy annual.
Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep
Germination: 15-21 Days
Thin: 4-6" Apart
Support: Trellis or Arbor
Instructions - Plant seeds outdoors after the last frost. Seeds can be slightly chipped and soaked in warm water for 24 hours before planting for better results. Prefers full sun and moist average soil.