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Ipomopsis rubra/Standing Cypress

Ipomopsis rubra / Ipomopsis rubra
Has cypress-like ffoliage and red flowers in summer
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Has cypress-like ffoliage and red flowers in summer

A symmetrically growing plant whose stem does not branch

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Scientific Name: Ipomopsis rubra
Common Name: Standing Cypress
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Red
Fruit present: Summer
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: This beinnial has few, stiff, unbranched stems and may reach a height of 4-6 feet. If seeds are started indoors 6 weeks before last frost date, they will generally bloom the first year. The scarlet red flowers are one of the best for attracting hummingbirds.