Ipomoea hederifolia

scarlet morningglory


wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: vine
Life Span: annual
Size: Height: to 10 ft
Flower Color: flower color      red
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Grow on fence or trellis.
Propagation: Seed or cuttings.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam
Soil pH Range: adaptable


wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Pollinated by hummingbirds.
Native Habitats: Dry disturbed sites.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:

Other Comments:

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