Wordless Wednesday – An Enchanting Cardinal Climber

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Ipomoea x sloteri ‘Cardinal Climber’ – You can’t miss its dramatic scarlet flowers

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with spectacularly contrasting pollen

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Definitely tempting the pollinators (in fact I’ve mostly seen ants on the flowers)

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The flowers roll themselves neatly closed, before falling away

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An easy to grow climber with ferny green leaves, turning purple later … Well worth a space on our archway.

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2 Responses to Wordless Wednesday – An Enchanting Cardinal Climber

  1. Eliza Waters says:

    I’ve grown several different Ipomoea, but not this one. Maybe I should give it a try!

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