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2019 Seed Catalog

Firecracker Vine, Ipomoea lobata
Ipomoea lobata, Firecracker Vine
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Fire­cracker Vine


a.k.a. Spanish Flag

Ipomoea lobata syn. Mina lobata

This member of the morning glory family produces masses of dazzling 1.5 in. tubular flowers that mature from soft lemon yellow, through orange and deep rusty red. A plant in full bloom will never be forgotten. Incredibly showy, it deserves to be the focal point of your flower garden. Grows to 10 ft. or more tall. Annual.

Firecracker Vine cannot ship to AZ.
30 seeds - $2.49

Growing Fire­cracker Vine Seeds

Bee introduces how to plant

Plant Firecracker Vine Seeds: To quicken germination, soak seed in lukewarm water for 2 hours, or nick the pointed end with a knife or nail clippers. Then sow in 2 in. pots or cell packs and cover with ¼ in. of soil. Kept at 70°F., germination is in 14-28 days. Can be direct sown after all danger of frost, 4-6 seeds per foot. Thin to 12-36 in. apart.

Grow Firecracker Vine: Full or part sun. Nearly any soil with good drainage. Heat tolerant, drought tolerant once established, faster growing, heavier blooming with regular water. Nectar-rich flowers are loved by hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant.

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