Ipomoea lobata growing herbaceous vine of the genus Ipomoea also known as Fire cracker vine or Spanish flag, Ipomoea lobata can grow as annual or perennial evergreen also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+ as perennial 6+ as annual.
Leaves color green in lobate shape.
Ipomoea lobata flower
Flower color red, orange, yellow flowers in cone shape (like little peppers)
Ipomoea lobata for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
Requirements for Ipomoea lobata growing and care:
Well-drained soil, rich soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seeds / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier to do
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring (as annual) / spring, summer, autumn as perennial
Pests and diseases:
Weevil, moth, whitefly, aphids
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant?
3-7 m, 10-21 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower
Red, orange, yellow flowers in cone shape (like little peppers)