Tall Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea 'Blue Split Personality') in the Morning Glories Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 10 to 12 feet, possibly higher
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Split petals, deep purlish-blue with white throat.
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds: Soak seeds for 8 to 10 hours to soften the hard shell.
Needs specific temperature: 68ºF - 80ºF
Days to germinate: 2 to 3 weeks.
Depth to plant seed: Sow just below the soil surface, lightly covering with additional soil.
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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