Plant Care Ipomoea Quamoclit

Ipomoea Quamoclit

Also known as

Cypress Vine, Cypress Vine, Cypressvine morning glory, Cardinal creeper, Cardinal vine, Star glory and Hummingbird vine


Ipomoea quamoclit

How to care for Ipomoea Quamoclit


How often to water your Ipomoea Quamoclit

Water needs for Ipomoea Quamoclit
0.5 cups
every 9

Ipomoea Quamoclit needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Columbia, South Carolina.

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 Quamoclit

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Ipomoea Quamoclit in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

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Finding light for Cypress Vine in your home

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

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

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ⛅.

Ipomoea Quamoclit does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Ipomoea Quamoclit

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Ipomoea Quamoclit: 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 Quamoclit after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Ipomoea Quamoclit is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Ipomoea Quamoclit

Ipomoea Quamoclit

Ipomoea Quamoclit

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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