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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
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowers

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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Ipomoea hederifolia - seeds

Scarlet Morning Glory, Scarlet Creeper - showy, fast growing, yet delicate vine, 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. Grows well on an arbor. It is a hummingbird favorite.
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