Morning Glory (Ipomoea tricolor 'Clarke's Heavenly Blue') in the Morning Glories Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 6 to 12 feet, possibly 15 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Suitable Locations: Espalier
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: Seeds are toxic
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds: Soak in warm water for 24 hours before sowing.
Days to germinate: 7 to 14 days
Depth to plant seed: 1/4 to 1/2 inch
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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dragonfetti On March 25, 2015 Transplanted
16 to pots
dragonfetti On March 20, 2015 Seeds germinated
dragonfetti On March 15, 2015 Seeds sown
25 in AQ container
thepurplebug On June 4, 2019 Seeds sown
Seeds sown directly in the garden.
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