Morning Glory (Ipomoea obscura 'Keniaki') in the Morning Glories Database

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Plant Habit:Vine
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun
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:6-10 feet
Leaves:Deciduous
Other: Heart-shaped
Fruiting Time:Late summer or early fall
Flowers:Showy
Flower Color:Orange
Other: Bright Orange-yellow
Bloom Size:Under 1"
1"-2"
Flower Time:Late summer or early fall
Fall
Suitable Locations:Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses:Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds:Can handle transplanting
Containers:Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous:Tolerates poor soil
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'Keniaki'  Photo by Joseph Despins (used with permission)

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'Keniaki'  Photo by Joseph Despins (used with permission)
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Posted by Reine (Porter, Texas - Zone 9a) on Sep 15, 2015 8:30 PM

Ipomoea obscura 'Keniaki' differs from Ipomoea obscura in the flower colors.
'Keniaki' blooms are a bright orange-yellow with white throats, while I. obscura has pale yellow to whitish blooms.

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