Botanical name. It also makes for a great houseplant. Historically known as Mina lobata, this wonderful climber produces up to 12 blooms per flower spike, the blooms turning from red to orange to yellow to white as they age, creating a beautiful effect. Ipomoea lobata. They can also be treated as specimen plants. Plant each specimen 12 inches apart in their final position outside Mina lobata will require a sunny sheltered and warm site in rich, moist soil. Mina lobata. Mina lobata quantity. Height 1.2-1.8m (4-6’). Oh, and nearby, my cardinal climbers are getting less than 3 hours of direct sun, but doing great! Search for: ipomea lobata germination. Mina lobata. Although it is most often planted as a quick growing annual plant, it will behave as a perennial in warmer climates. 9cm pot £5.99. Or grow in containers; provide stakes or a wire cylinder for support, or let plant cascade. A member of the morning glory family, it has arching sprays of tubular flowers that change from crimson to butter-yellow, giving a delightful multi-colored effect. Perennial in TS; USDA 10-11; annual elsewhere. It is commonly called Spanish Flag because the blossoms array themselves along one side of the floral branch like flags blowing in the wind. Half Hardy Perennial Climber (min 0C) Flowers: Summer Height: to 5m Position: Sun Packet of 20 seeds GROWING GUIDE. Mina lobata. MINA (IPOMOEA) LOBATA SEEDS - Plant World Seeds. Ipomoea lobata, the fire vine, firecracker vine or Spanish flag (formerly Mina lobata), is a species of flowering plant in the family Convolvulaceae, native to Mexico and Brazil.. Genus name comes from the Greek words ips meaning worm and homoios meaning resembling, in probable reference to the sprawling underground roots of genus plants. Mina lobata: A very easy to grow plant from seed. $3.00. Zone 9b. Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C. Product Type: Seed Packet. Note of hope: I put a pleasant (to me) sounding bell on the top of the hardware cloth cage and that may have helped the Mina Lobata. Mina lobata ) approx 30 seeds: £3.10: approx 30 seeds. This Mexican native is a floriferous, vigorous twiner, producing small sprays of boat-shaped flower buds that change color from crimson to scarlet to orange to yellow and creamy white. Pricing. Description: This summer annual of the morning glory family produces sprays of 25mm-long flowers which start out as flame-red, changing to orange and finally to yellow. £2.25 Quantity. What is Half-Hardy Annual? For cut flowers, pick stems with buds in various stages of development and place in deep vase; buds open on consecutive days. Hardiness ratings . A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season. This plant can be used as a perennial plant under Mediterranean or oceanic climate. The flowers open one after the other in rows, with a play of colours ranging from red to yellow-orange to yellow-white. £3.10: Quantity: in stock (shipped in 7-10 working days) Buy. This exotic looking climber, with twining stems ideal for rambling over trellises and fences, produces impressive trusses with up to 12 flowers per spike producing a spectacular combination as they age. If it’s a nice day...trim he. This plant also has a synonymous botanical name of Ipomoea Lobata. 64% (23 Reviews) An exotic looking climber. Mina lobata. see more; Family Convolvulaceae Genus Ipomoea can be annuals or perennials, often twining, or evergreen shrubs, with ... Plant range Mexico Characteristics . Half-hardy Mexican climb- ing annual. Ideal for a sunny border or container. Transplant very carefully once nights stay above 50°F (10°C). Spanish flag ( syn. Add to Cart ... but can be grown in a container and moved to a heated greenhouse/conservatory for the winter. After the last frost date, plant up containers with tender flowering bedding and reliable foliage plants. It is a fast climber, and good for giving a quick burst of colour to a trellis. Mina lobata [syn. Hardiness. Native to Mexico, this showy vine was introduced in 1841. available to order from spring 2021. Foliage Deciduous. Climbs to 120-180cm (4-6ft). 2 months in a container with 4 hours/day of direct CA sun, this has reached 10’+. Ipomoea] (Spanish Flag) seeds. The name Mina Lobata seems to have been changed to Ipomoea Lobata by the good people of the Ministry for Fiddling About….here at Hiiggledy I refer to it as Mina…or ‘Spanish Flag’. The fire vine is a twining climber that grows with moderate to strong vigour, to a height up to about 5 metres. Botanical Name: Mina lobata. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Nor has my other which has grown large. So far it hasn't flowered again though. Plant up summer containers. 100% Guaranteed! Add to cart. Habit Climbing. Approximate Seeds Per Packet: 18. Fire Vine . Other names. The early Spanish Flag flower is reddish-orange, fading to orange, yellow, and white flowers in mid-summer to fall. Spanish flag, also known as firecracker vine and exotic love vine, is a fast-growing, frost-tender perennial vine of the morning glory family. It will need support to tie itself into and given the chance will grow up to around 6 to 8 feet tall. Those red flowers are precious, and the leaves are fascinating. Read full article. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only. Ipomoea Ipomoea. moonflower, moon vine ipomoea alba. Our zinnias growing in a container were decimated and all of the leaves from some tithonia (about three feet tall now) were eaten too. Toxicity Seeds are highly toxic if ingested. Common Name(s): Spanish flag, firecracker vine. Some to consider include; morning glory, thunbergia, cardinal climber, cypress vine, sweet pea, hyacinth bean, mina lobata, snail flower and love-in-a- puff. Awesome plant, and the hummingbirds like it, too. As the bud matures, the colors wash away, leaving a pale blossom pushed open at the tip by protruding anthers. On the other hand, some experts suggest the genus name is in reference to the worm-like twining plant habit. There are any number of easily grown annual vines that offer not only flowers but interesting foliage as well. ... Feed container plants about six weeks after planting. Ipomoea lobata is a tender climber from Mexico, the plants are daintier than regular Ipomoea varieties. 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star (0 reviews) Write review. Mina Lobata has many common names: Firecracker Vine, Fire Vine, Spanish Flag Vine, and Exotic Love Vine. Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. Sowing spanish flag vine seeds: sow Mina lobata … Seed can be started in small pots early in the spring and transplanted out as soon as frost threat abates, or planted in final position in the garden and will do equally well. Species. Provide a strong light source until seedlings are ready for outdoor planting. MiNA LOBATA. The large hand-sized deeply cut, silver spotted leaves of Begonia Gryphon bring a tropical feel to any garden. Very impressive flowers. Buy Ipomoea lobata (Spanish Flag) from Sarah Raven: A quick-growing annual climber, with cascades of flowers, starting flame-red at the tip and fading to cream. Sprays of long, tubular buds spark into a fiery scarlet and fade to a pale cream on this annual climbing vine. Our Mina lobata plants will get off to a quick start once set out in the garden for a long season of vertical colour and texture. Share. Do not disturb delicate roots. GROWING NOTES To speed germination, soak seeds for no longer than 8 hours in tepid water. MINA LOBATA. Thin or transplant seedlings 10 to 12 inches apart. Spanish flag. Synonymous with Mina lobata. The buds are, at first, of a vivid red, but turn to orange yellow immediately before they open, and when fully expanded the flowers are of a creamy white shade. SKU # S218 . A single flower holds tints of yellow, warm pink, orange, and red as if a watercolorist had laid down colors one layer at a time. It will look spectacular for three to four months, one of the best climbers you can grow. Genus. The pot culture of Mina lobata or directly in the ground is quite possible. Its Mexican origins mean that it will not survive outside in a northern European garden without a protective environment. Description; Additional information; Description . This unique plant delivers plenty of "WOW" as it makes a dramatic garden statement in mixed or solo patio containers. Mina Lobata vine is a tender perennial that is typically grown as an annual. All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Availability: In Stock. Spanish flag, Mina lobata, Quamoclit lobata, Firecracker vine, Ipomoea versicolor. Mina lobata Ipomoea lobata Spanish Flag, Ipomoea versicolor, Quamoclit lobata. Ipomoea lobata syn. Ipomoea lobata, known as Spanish flag, is the sanctioned name for this fast-growing annual vine, but to most gardeners it is known by its original name Mina lobata. Read our guarantee. £1.00. December 13, 2020 Uncategorized Uncategorized Half-hardy Annual. All colors appear at the same time on the same arching spray. Plant to grow along a fence like passionflower, hops or snake gourd. Ipomoea lobata. Categories: Climbers and Creepers. 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