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This fast growing morning glory relative features feathery, bright green foliage and brilliant red, pink or white trumpet shaped flowers that hummingbirds love. Blooms over a very long summer and fall season. The annual vines grow to 12 feet or more tall and are perfect for pergolas, fences, trellises or posts. Cypress Vine seeds cannot ship to AZ.
To quicken germination, soak seed in lukewarm water for 2 hours, or nick with a knife or nail clippers. Then sow in 2 inch pots or cell packs, cover with ¼ inch soil. Kept at 70°F., germination averages 14-21 days. Can direct sow after all danger of frost, when the soil has warmed, 6-8 seeds per foot. Thin to 12 inches apart.
Comments: Full or part sun. Not particular about soil as long as drainage is good. Tolerates drought once established, faster growth, heavier bloom with regular water. Fast growing, it will cover a trellis quickly, producing the first flower often within 30 days. Flowers are nectar-rich and firm favorites of hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant.