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Standing Cypress Ipomopsis rubra

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  • Easy to Grow and Great for Pollinators!
  • Excellent for Attracting Hummingbirds
  • Blooms Summer

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Standing Cypress

Standing Cypress, also known as scarlet gilia, Texas plume, flame flower and indian spur is a native North American flowering plant in the phlox family. With bright red upturned flowers this is a favorite for humming birds!

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Standing Cypress
    Botanical Name:Ipomopsis rubra
    Life Cycle:Biennial
    Light Requirement:Full Sun, Partial Sun
    Planting Season:Spring, Fall
    Plant Type:North American Native, Tubular Flowers Arranged to Bloom Downward on a Strong Spike
    Features:Heirloom, Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Hummingbirds, Drought Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Poor Soil Tolerant
    Color:Red
    Blooms:Summer
    Days to Maturity:60-90 Days
    Plant Height:36-72 inches
    Plant Spacing:12-15 inches
    Planting Depth:1/4 inch
    Sowing Method:Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Seeds per Pound:340, 440
    Hardiness Zones:6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Plant Standing Cypress

    About Standing Cypress

    Standing Cypress, also known as scarlet gilia, Texas plume, flame flower, and indian spur, is a native North American flowering plant in the phlox family. With bright red, upturned flowers, this is a hummingbird favorite!

    When to Plant Cypress Seeds

    Standing Cypress is a great candidate for Fall planting, when soul temperatures range from 65-70°of. You can also start indoors in Spring, 6-8 weeks before your final frost date, and transfer outdoors after the threat of frost has passed.

    Where to Plant Cypress Seeds

    Hardy in Zones 6-10, Standing Cypress does best in soil that is dry, sandy, or rocky, in Full Sun conditions.

    How to Plant Cypress Seeds

    Broadcast sow onto the surface soil, and compress firmly. Don't cover your seeds, as they require sunlight to germinate. You'll begin to see growth in 2-4 weeks.

    How to Care for Cypress

    Ensure that soil isn't too moist or rich, as that can encourage root rot in this variety. Once established, Standing Cypress are drought tolerant. When conditions are dry, water once deeply, then let the soil dry before watering again. As a tall growing variety, you may need to stake them as they reach maturity. After blooming, cut the stalks of Standing Cypress to encourage further blooms.

    Download Printable Planting Guide

  • Seed Coverage

    AmountRecommended Coverage
      
    PacketUp to 80 Sq. Ft
    Ounce PackageUp to 625 Sq. Ft
    1/4 Pound PackageUp to 2,500 Sq. Ft
    1 Pound SackUp to10,000 Sq. Ft
    5 Pound SackUp to 1.3 Acres

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