Scarlet Creeper (Ipomoea cristulata) in the Morning Glories Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: Climbs 6 to 10 feet
Leaves: Other: Dark green in color, highly variable, usually three to five lobed.
Flowers: Showy
Other: Unlike other Morning Glories, the blooms remain open all day.
Flower Color: Red
Other: Bright Reddish-orange
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Espalier
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds

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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2008-08-28
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2010-09-24
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2010-05-02
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