«Pennata White» - Organic Cypress Vine Seeds
This graceful twining vine makes a wonderful addition to any summer landscape setting. Easy-to-grow from Cypress Vine seeds, this vine features feathery, fern-like bright green leaves that add beauty and texture.
Organic Cypress Vine «Pennata White»This graceful twining vine makes a wonderful addition to any summer landscape setting. Easy-to-grow from Cypress Vine seeds, this vine features feathery, fern-like bright green leaves that add beauty and texture.
In addition to the lovely thick foliage are masses of trumpet-shaped white blooms. The blooms start in early summer and will continue on until fall. This vine grows quickly and is great for covering unsightly buildings or cheering up a drab part of the landscape. Give them something to climb, and they are off! The Ipomoea vine is also commonly known as Hummingbird Vine and Star Glory.
Cypress Vine plants grow well in full sun or partial shade. They are not picky about the quality of soil, but it does need to have good drainage. Once the Cypress Vine Star Glory plant is established well, it can withstand periods of drought. However, it will grow faster and have more blooms with regular water. The flower are full of nectar and humming birds cannot resist them. Deadheading the spent blooms will encourage a prolonged bloom season. Blooms will usually start the first of summer and continue until fall. In some warm regions, Cypress Vine will grow as a perennial.
Hummingbird Vine seeds are large. Some gardeners recommend soaking the seeds in tepid water for 2 hours before sowing. This is supposed to quicken germination. Sow the Cypress Vine flower seed indoors 3 - 4 weeks before the end of frost season. Using small pots, sow the flower seeds onto moist starter mix and cover 1/8 inch with soil.
Keep the Cypress Vine seeds moist until germination. Transplant the seedling outdoors after danger of frost. Another method would be to directly sow Cypress Vine flower seeds outdoors after all danger of frost. Once the soil has warmed and can be loosened and weeded, sow 6 flower seeds per foot. Cover with 1/8 inch garden soil, and keep them moist until germination. When seedlings emerge, thin to 9 - 12 inches apart.