Cypress Vine, Star Glory, Hummingbird Vine
Ipomoea quamoclit 'Alba'

Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: quamoclit (KWAM-oh-klit) (Info)
Cultivar: Alba

Category:

Annuals

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Scarify seed before sowing

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Williston, Florida

Zephyrhills, Florida

Dallas, Georgia

Derby, Kansas

Barbourville, Kentucky

Saint Louis, Missouri

Pawleys Island, South Carolina

Mc Minnville, Tennessee

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 10, 2010, dakota1sam from Saint Louis, MO wrote:

I planted in the spring, it was very slow to start and no flowers till september! Very dissapointing.

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On Mar 5, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

This annual plant produces masses of five-pointed small white flowers. Normally only available in red. Feathery or fern-like foliage reaching a height of 15-20'. Hundreds of blooms throughout the season, a favorite with hummingbirds. For sunny spots, fences or pots. Half-hardy annual.