Vines and Climbers forum: Ipomoea Purpurea variegata

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dany12
Dec 31, 2013 7:22 AM CST
I tip my hat to you.
Has anybody have information about Ipomoea purpurea variegata?
Variegata .... white and green!
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Look like a chimera !
It is not transmitted by seed. *Blush*

How does it work?
Name: Rick Rickman
McAlester, Oklahoma (Zone 7a)
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RickRickman
Feb 4, 2014 9:57 AM CST
Dany12,
If this is your plant, I would save seeds & give it a try.
I have several variegated Morningglories that do come rue from seeds.
Plus I read somewhere that when variegation carries over into the
seedpod (as indicated by your last photo) that this increases the
chance of variegated seedlings.
Please keep us posted.

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dany12
Feb 9, 2014 4:47 AM CST
I know there are many vines with variegated foliage .... a 1/3 of the Ipomoea Nil cultivars have variegated foliage.
But here I speak about purpurea!

I collect the seeds and I get only regular ipomoea purpurea.
Every year there are 5/6 plants ... volunteers who have variegated foliage. You never know where they will appear. Ipomoea purpurea with variegated green / white cream leaves in are rare.
Here another:
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Other purpurea have variegated foliage that spreads by seed:

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Name: Rick Rickman
McAlester, Oklahoma (Zone 7a)
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RickRickman
Feb 10, 2014 5:19 AM CST
Hello again,
Thanks so much for those pictures.
I love variegation of any kind.
Thanks too for your experiences you mention with the seeds.
Wish they would come true for you, but I know that's not always the case
with variegated plants from seed. Thanks agagin.
Name: woofie
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woofie
Feb 10, 2014 11:45 AM CST
I've never seen variegated I. purpureas. Too bad they won't come true from seed. I really like variegation. You're lucky to have them!
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