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botanical name:
Ipomoea quamoclit
Ipomoea quamoclit © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cardinal Climber, Cypress Vine
synonyms:  Quamoclit pennata, Quamoclit vulgaris, Quamoclit quamoclit
family:  Convolvulaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 4.00m
width: 1.25m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: climber
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -1°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
Tender annual climber with feathery very finely divided leaves. Small trumpet-shaped, red flowers.

Well drained soil in sun and a warm position.

From seed, will self-seed in suitable conditions.

other notes:
From tropical Central Americal, naturalised in parts of the southern USA.
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