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Ipomopsis rubra

Ipomopsis rubra

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Standing cypress is a phlox relative native to the southeastern US. This short-lived perennial or biennial adds vertical accent and brilliant color to the summer garden. Panicles of scarlet-red tubular flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Best grown en masse in full sun. Can grow to over 6 feet tall on moist, fertile soil. Will grow and bloom on dry soil, but will only reach half its full height.

Zones: 6 to 9

Family: Polemoniaceae

Type: Perennial

Height: 24 to 60 in.

Spread: 18 to 24 in.

Exposure: Full Sun

Soil Conditions: Dry to medium

Bloom Time: June to August

Bloom Color: Red

Native Range: Southeastern United States west to Texas

Image Credits:

  • Image 1 (blooms) Cephas, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
  • Image 2 (foliage) Cephas, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
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