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Ipomoea horsfallia
Cardinal creeper

Ipomoea horsfalliae, Cardinal creeper


Ipomoea horsfalliae, Cardinal creeper

Native to the West Indies and other tropical regions, this beautiful evergreen flowering vine grows up to 10 ft (3 m).
It bears stalked clusters of long, tubular, deep rose-pink or rose-purple flowers .
Flowering colors: Pink, Purple
Cultivation:They are best suited to warm coastal districts or tropical areas.
They prefer moderately fertile, well-drained soil and a sunny position.
Care should be taken when choosing species, as some can become extremely invasive in warm districts.
Propagate in spring from seed which has been gently filed and pre-soaked to aid germination, or from cuttings (for perennial species).