Common Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea) in the Morning Glories Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Indigo
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Growing Morning Glories 2020 by luvsgrtdanes Jan 17, 2020 9:37 AM 61
Identification by youngrj Sep 21, 2019 9:21 AM 2
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Growing Morning Glories 2019 by luvsgrtdanes Jan 7, 2020 8:15 PM 1,714
Shibori ... variations . by dany12 Sep 24, 2018 11:38 PM 18
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English Ivy by JKKS Apr 7, 2018 7:36 PM 4
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