b'S tandingC ypreSSIpomopsis rubraA spectacular red flowering biennial that attracts butterflies and hummingbirds in droves.It thrives in a wide range of soils from caliche to rich bottomlands.biennialseeding ratebloom MayJuneRangeland 4 lb per acreheight 25 feetLawn & Garden 1 lb / 3,750 sfSoil TypeSunlightSoil MoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeX w b Well DrainedItem #30821 lb $59D-pak $24 1 pkt $3.29200 sf20 sfStanding Cypress, Ipomopsisthe hill country. Typically agalore all seeking a drink of rubra, is a fabulous plant andbiennial, sprouting in fall andnectar from the tubular shaped is easily grown from a fallstaying low to the groundflowers. Sometimes in the seeding. Texas Plume, Scarletas a rosette thru winter, thenevening the Hawks Moth can Gilia & Red Texas Star areshooting up a flower spike andbe seen probing these flowers some of the other commonblooming in summer. In betterwith its long proboscis. After names that it goes by. Thisgrowing conditions it returnsblooming, Standing Cypress outstanding native likes afrom roots the second year. readily reseeds providing years wide variety of soil types andof seasonal color. There are moisture conditions. It rangesTo prolong the blooming periodother color variations ranging from North Carolina southyou can cut the first stalk backfrom brilliant red to orange to to Florida and west to Texas.after it blooms and this willyellow. Growing to over six feet instimulate the plant to send fertile soil and moist conditionsup a second bloom stalk. ThePlant Standing Cypress or staying a modest 2-3 feet inflowers bloom on a thick, longthis fall and be prepared poor soil with dry conditions,spike all the way to the tip offor an invasion of it stands tall and strong. I havethe stem. Hummingbirds findnectar loving wildlife driven by this flower thrivingthis plant absolutely irresistiblein your landscape.along a dirt caliche road inand youll have hummingbirds'