This tropical vine is an annual. It is easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. It will tolerate some dry conditions, but grows best with consistently moist soils. Common name:
Scarlet redBloom time:
June to OctoberHeight:
6.00 to 15.00 feetDifficulty level:
easy to growPlanting & Care
Cardinal Climber vines are grown from seed. Cardinal Climber seeds can be directly seeded into your flower garden, or seeded indoors for transplanting later. If planting outdoors, sow them after the soil has begun to warm in the spring. Start indoor transplants 4-6 weeks before the last frost in your area.Sunlight:
Full Sun to Partial ShadeSoil:
well-drained soil Water:
Apply any organic fertilizerCare:
- Choose an area in full sun to grow the vines.
- You can also sow seeds in containers for portable color on patios and terraces.
- Cover the seeds with 1/4 inch of soil and keep the seedbed moist until the seeds sprout.
Provides attractive ornamental cover for arbors, fences, decks, trellises or other structures around the home.UseCulinary use:Ornamental use:
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
No serious insect or disease problems.