Ipomoea hederifolia

Scarlet Morningglory

Convolvulaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Vine
Life Span:Annual
Flower Color:Red
Fruit Color:NA
Phenology:Blooms summer and fall.
Noted for:Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Grow on fence or trellis.
Propagation:Seed or cuttings.
Availability:Seed
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Loam, Sand
Soil pH:Adaptable

Ecology

Wildlife:
 

Attracts hummingbirds.

Insects:
 

Attracts larger butterflies such as swallowtails and fritillaries.  Predominantly self-pollinated.

Native Habitats:Dry disturbed sites.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8A 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

General Comments:The flowers are smaller than on most other native morning-glories, but they are attractive.