Common Name Standing Cypress, Texas Plume, Scarlet Gilia, Skyrocket
Latin Name Ipomopsis rubra
Native Habitat Southeastern USA
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Once or twice each month
Height X Width 6 feet X 1 foot
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green, deciduous
Garden Suitability Sonoran, Thornless, Butterfly, Hummingbird
Ornamental Value Red, orange, or yellow trumpet shaped flowers May through July (biennial)
Nature Value Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and songbirds
Native American Uses None
Links  
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/62372/
    Seeds http://www.dianeseeds.com/ipomopsis-rubra.html
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=IPRU2
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Polemoniaceae/Ipomopsis_rubra.html
    Nursery, images, and data http://www.anniesannuals.com/plants/plant_display.asp?prodid=541&account=none
    Images and data http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=IPRU2
    Images and data http://www.sbs.utexas.edu/bio406d/images/pics/plm/ipomopsis_rubra.htm
    Distribution http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=IPRU2
    Images http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?stat=BROWSE&query_src=photos_flora_sci&where-genre=Plant&where-taxon=Ipomopsis+rubra&title_tag=Ipomopsis+rubra
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