Plant ID forum: Bush Morning Glory (Ipomoea carnea)

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ChicotSherry
Aug 2, 2011 5:55 PM CST
Anyone have any info regarding these Morning Glory Trees, rooted by a friend. They look like brugmansia, but the leaves are different. I wonder if they'd be perennials here, like Angle Trumpets. I'm in Southeast Arky, Zone 8. I made the photo with my iPhone & don't know how to edit but you can see why it looks like a brug, looking at them from this angle, which does not show up looking at them straight on. Any info will be sincerely appreciated. Totally new plant for me. Thx!!!!

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Calif_Sue
Aug 2, 2011 8:05 PM CST

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I just Googled 'Morning Glory tree' and it looks like it's Ipomoea carnea.
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plantladylin
Aug 3, 2011 12:19 PM CST
With winter protection, Ipomoea carnea, commonly called "Bush Morning Glory" might do okay in your zone:

http://www.google.com/search?q=ipomoea+carnea&hl=en&biw=1421...
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gingin
Aug 14, 2011 11:38 AM CST
I have a purple one planted on Maya's grave in my memory garden. Last year it didn't do much, but it is now taller then me.
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