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common name: Cardinal Climber, Cypress Vine
synonyms: Quamoclit pennata, Quamoclit vulgaris, Quamoclit quamoclit
poisonous or irritant
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.
From tropical Central Americal, naturalised in parts of the southern USA.