Ipomoea hederifolia, Ipomoea coccinea, Scarlet Morning Glory, Scarlet Creeper, Star Ipomoea, Trompillo

Ipomoea hederifolia, Ipomoea coccinea

Scarlet Morning Glory, Scarlet Creeper, Star Ipomoea, Trompillo
Family: Convolvulaceae
Origin: Americas
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapVine or creeper plantSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRegular waterYellow, orange flowersRed, crimson, vinous flowersSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Scarlet morning-glory is native to tropical and subtropical North, Central and South America.

The leaf shape is extremely variable. The leaves are generally ovate in shape with pointed tips and heart-shaped bases and are commonly deeply 3-lobed. Each flower stalk may bear a simple flower or may have several flowers. The joined petals may be scarlet to yellowish to orange-red and from 2.5-4.5 cm in length.

Ipomoea X multifida a is a hybrid of garden origin between Ipomoea hederifolia and cypress-vine (Ipomoea quamoclit).

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