Transvaal Orange Seeded Morning Glory (Ipomoea transvaalensis) in the Morning Glories Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 8 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 9 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flower Color: Lavender
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds: May need to be nicked and soaked a second time
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting

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Comments:
Posted by luvsgrtdanes ( Southeastern PA - Zone 6b) on Aug 22, 2014 6:00 PM

Transvaal Morning Glory is an easy to grow tropical vine. Start it from seed in early spring and soon it will be covered with tiny lavender flowers. Give it a trellis to climb on and it will be happy all summer. Produces many little orange seeds that you can save and plant for next year.

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