Ipomopsis rubra

Ipomopsis rubra

Standing cypress

Previous scientific name(s): Gilia rubra

Moderate drought tolerance; full sun or partial shade. Red, tubular flowers bloom May to September along river banks or open sandy areas. An attractive biennial species used in gardens or wildflower mixtures.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
24 
- 72 
in.
Life Form: 
Biennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
- 5 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
28.90 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
341,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Red
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer