Morning Glory (Ipomoea x multifida) in the Morning Glories Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 6 - 8 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 15 feet or more.
Fruit: Other: Ovoid capsules, each containing up to 4 dark brown or black seeds.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Deep crimson-red with white throat.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds: Soak in warm water for 12 - 24 hours before sowing.
Days to germinate: May take 2 to 3 weeks.
Depth to plant seed: Sow seeds 1/4 inch deep.


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