Mina Lobata Spanish Flag

Mina Lobata Spanish Flag - Seeds & Bulbs

Mina Lobata
Spanish Flag
(Ipomoea lobata)

Related to the morning glory, and sometimes called 'Firecracker Vine' or 'Exotic Love,' this unusual, exciting, interesting annual vine has up to 12 beautiful 2" tubular flowers on each spike. It's easy to grow, and excellent on a trellis, fence or in a hanging basket. Also makes a great cut flower. Soak seeds overnight before planting to speed up germination.

Average Count: 12 seeds

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Summer through Fall
Height: 6' to 10'
Exposure: Full Sun or part shade.

When to Sow Outside: Spring - after last frost.
When to Sow Inside: 4-6 weeks before planting outside, after the soil has warmed.
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 5 - 15
Thinning: When 2" tall thin to 6" to 12" apart

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