«Pennata Pink» - Organic Cypress Vine Seeds
Hummingbirds cannot resist Cypress Vines! The star-shaped rose colored blooms are rich in nectar, and hummingbirds love them. To bring hummingbirds to your garden, start Cypress Vine flower seeds and grow this twining vine that grows easily and quickly.
Organic Cypress Vine «Pennata Pink»Hummingbirds cannot resist Cypress Vines! The star-shaped rose colored blooms are rich in nectar, and hummingbirds love them. To bring hummingbirds to your garden, start Cypress Vine flower seeds and grow this twining vine that grows easily and quickly.
Not surprisingly, the Ipomoea vine is also sometimes called Hummingbird Vine or Star Glory, and the common names are very appropriate. The blooms are not only gorgeous, but the foliage is as well. It is feathery, bright green and thick. Cypress Vines grow so quickly that they are great for creating a concealing screen or providing a spot of shade when they are given a trellis or pergola to climb. A wonderful summer addition to any landscape!
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. 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.
Some gardeners recommend soaking the Hummingbird Vine seeds in tepid water for 2 hours before sowing. This is supposed to quicken germination. Sow the Cypress Vine flower seeds 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 seed 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 Cypress Vine 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. Deer do not seem to bother these annual vines.