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Standing Cypress
Ipomopsis rubra


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About Standing Cypress (Ipomopsis rubra)
Height: Up to 6 ft.
Flower Color: Red
Plant Type: Perennial in warm areas. Grown as annual in colder regions.
Flower Type: Spike of lipped tubular flowers
Bloom Time: Early and mid-season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Standing Cypress's native range?
  Indigenous To: Southeastern US and east to Kansas.
Where Standing Cypress is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions, best in warmer areas
  Zones: 6-10
  States:
How to grow Standing Cypress (Ipomopsis rubra)
  Soil preference: Adaptable
  Sun/Shade: Needs full sun.
  Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained.
  Instructions: Standing Cypress grows easily from seed, but because of its height, it should be planted at the back of the meadow. A great wildflower to attract hummingbirds. Watch to see how the species grows in your area, since it sometimes performs as a perennial, biennial, or even an annual, depending on cultural conditions.

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