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Spanish Flag in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Ipomoea lobata syn. Ipomoea versicolor, Mina lobata

 

Spanish Flag

Scrambling, fast-growing vines produce cascades of flowers, flame red at the tip and fading to cream. Flowers for three-four months.

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plant Features
  • Spanish Flag likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Spanish Flag likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Spanish Flag is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Spanish Flag likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
Available to buy from 1 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Spanish Flag

Latin name

Ipomoea lobata syn. Ipomoea versicolor, Mina lobata

type

Climber

family

Convolvulaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Spanish Flag likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Spanish Flag is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Spanish Flag likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Spanish Flag likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Spanish Flag is 2.50meters x 5.00meters 2.50 M 5.00 M

Ipomoea lobata syn. Ipomoea versicolor, Mina lobata

Scrambling, fast-growing vines produce cascades of flowers, flame red at the tip and fading to cream. Flowers for three-four months.


Planting Outdoors Spring

From Late Spring TO Early Summer

For an encouraging start Morning glory need to be kept in a warm greenhouse/window sill /conservatory until the summer is well and truly arrived. Ipomea are delicate and don't like the cold thus if grown from seed, make sure the plant is well established and don't plant out until warm weather has arrived.

 

Flowering season

From Mid Summer TO Late Summer

Flowers will appear from mid to late summer if the season has been warm and not very wet.

 

Planting Outdoors Spring

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

For an encouraging start Morning glory need to be kept in a warm greenhouse/window sill /conservatory until all signs of frost have gone. Ipomea are delicate and don't like the cold, soak the seed overnight before sowing. Can be planted in greenhouse or conservatory.

 
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