Cypressvine Star Glory Flower Seeds Packet

$2.35

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A speedy climber with stunning red star-shaped blooms. Irresistible to hummingbirds and bees. It is an annual BUT it may self-seed for future seasons. Seeds require scarification and soaking, but otherwise, it's a breeze to cultivate, offering rapid rewards.


  • Plant Type: Annual
  • Genus: Ipomoea
  • Species: Quamoclit
  • Plant Height/Width: 6 - 15' h x 1' w
  • Season: Blooms during the summer
  • Exposure: Sun
  • Difficulty: Easy to Grow

Step One: Timing

When to start?

  • plant in spring

Step Two: Starting

Where to start and how to sow?

  • Start Inside: Sow in pots about 4 weeks before the last frost. Keep at 65-80°F. Cover with humidity-dome to retain moisture until germination occurs.
  • Direct sow: about two weeks after the last frost, when the soil has warmed. Plant ¼-1/2" deep.

Step Three: Growing

How to keep happy?

  • Mix in 2" of compost prior to planting and apply a flower fertilizer at bud set for more abundant blooming.
  • Avoid nitrogen fertilizers that favor foliage growth over flower development. Water about 1" per week, more during especially dry, hot spells.

Cypress Vine

Ideal for containers or beds with trellises or fences to climb on, Cypress Vine attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Its botanical name, Ipomoea Quamoclit, places it in the morning glory family. Known for unique leaves and vibrant red blooms, it will race up your trellis in no time!

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Pre Planting Prep

Don't forget to nick the seeds or soak over night before planting. They have a hard shell and need a little help getting started.

Pro Tip
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Rating of 4 means .
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Pre Planting Prep

Don't forget to nick the seeds or soak over night before planting. They have a hard shell and need a little help getting started.

The Brief and Glorious History of the Cypress Vine

In 1828, Cypress vine was hailed as the "most beautiful annual vine," adorning gardens with crimson stars. As summer takes hold, it ascends tall poles, crafting a vertical spectacle in cottage gardens. Infused with romance, every tendril and bloom symbolizes love and passion. Its star-shaped flowers resonate with timeless tales, from Chinese legends of star-crossed lovers to Victorian tributes to eternal love, immortalized on gravestones.