Plant Care Ipomoea Coccinea

Ipomoea Coccinea

Also known as

Red Morning Glory, Red Morning Glory, red morning glory, redstar and Mexican morning glory


Ipomoea coccinea

How to care for Ipomoea Coccinea


How often to water your Ipomoea Coccinea

Water needs for Ipomoea Coccinea
0.5 cups
every 9

Ipomoea Coccinea needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Ipomoea Coccinea

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Red Morning Glory in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ipomoea Coccinea: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Ipomoea Coccinea love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Ipomoea Coccinea does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Ipomoea Coccinea in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Ipomoea Coccinea

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Ipomoea Coccinea: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Ipomoea Coccinea after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Ipomoea Coccinea

Ipomoea Coccinea

Ipomoea Coccinea

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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