General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6 feet up
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Other
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

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Common names
  • Morning Glory Tree
  • Bush Morning Glory
  • Badoh Negro
  • Borrachero
  • Matacabra

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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USA
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-09-07

Date: 2011-09-13
Light Pink Form
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-09-07
Location: all photos from my garden
Date: 2019-09-16
Location: Kyle
Date: 2018-07-13
Location: my garden 
Date: 2012-10-17
grew it from seed - 2 yrs ago; loads of blooms honeybees buzzing

Date: 2011-09-13
Light Pink Form

Date: 2011-09-13
Light Pink Form
Location: Grande Avenue, Tucson, AZ
Date: 2021-09-10
I think this is a Mexican Petunia
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-09-07

Date: 2017-06-21
Location: Apache junction, AZ
Date: 2019-10-25
These are 10 ft tall now
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2021-09-04

Date: 2011-10-08
Solid White Form

Date: 2011-08-10
Light Pink Form
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Date: November 26, 2011
Fuzzy headed Bush Morning Glory seedling
Location: Kyle
Date: 2018-07-08
Some buds, about to pop out some blooms

Date: 2009-12-11
Credit Alexey Sergeev
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2021-08-06
Location: Fountain, Florida
Date: 2011-12-30
rooted cuttings
Location: Texas
Date: 2015-09-26
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2013-07-01
Location: Fountain, Florida
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2013-10-06

Lavender form
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2013-05-27
Planted in January
Location: Fountain, Florida
Date: 2009-06-23
Location: Texas
Date: 2015-09-26
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia
Date: 2013-10-13

Date: 2011-10-08
Solid White Form
Location: my garden 
Date: 2013-09-13

Date: 2011-10-08
Solid White Form
Location: Fountain, Florida
Date: 2011-10-01
Location: My house in Portsmouth.
Date: 2012-08-05
Location: my garden 
Date: 2013-09-06
Location: my garden 
Date: 2012-08-06
Location: Burleson, Tx.
Date: 2011-10-02
Location: Greenwell Springs, La. 
Date: 2011-10-08

Date: 2012-01-30

Photo courtesy of Brian Ahern
Location: florida zone 8 full sun
Date: 2017-10-25
Blooms Blooms & more Blooms:)
Location: Houston, Texas
Date: summer 2011
de-haired seed
Location: Houston
Date: 7-24-11
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2013-09-10
Started from seed earlier in the year.
Location: Potohar, Pakistan.
Date: 2012-09-25
Location: Potohar, Pakistan.
Date: 2012-09-25
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2013-06-12
A pair of true leaves
Photo by ChicotSherry
Location: Greenwell Springs, La. 
Date: 2011-10-08
Location: Fountain, Florida
Date: 2012-04-17
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Comments:
  • Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Oct 31, 2015 4:55 PM concerning plant:
    Started from seed, the plant grew beautifully large, but did not have time to bloom before frost.
    Maybe best to start indoors, weeks ahead of last spring frost date for zone 5.
  • Posted by virginiarose (Virginia - Zone 8a) on Aug 5, 2012 3:45 PM concerning plant:
    Very easy to grow.
Plant Events from our members
piksihk On December 1, 2015 Seeds germinated
self-sowed - many seedlings
piksihk On August 1, 2014 Plant emerged
self-sowed - many seedlings
antsinmypants On March 17, 2022 Plant emerged
Both seedlings have emerged
antsinmypants On March 15, 2022 Seeds germinated
Both seeds germinated.
antsinmypants On March 13, 2022 Seeds sown
Soaked seeds 24 hours.
Indoors under lights on heat mat.

2 seeds.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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questionable identity by Ron_Convolvulaceae Feb 20, 2012 11:44 AM 0
rooting by virginiarose Oct 12, 2021 1:11 PM 6
Ipomoea carnea by Danita Oct 2, 2021 8:16 AM 1

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