General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: Sprawls and trails 2 to 25 feet or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Dehiscent
Other: 1/2 inch dry brown capsule containing 4 large seeds
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Stolons and runners
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Common names
  • Beach Morning Glory
  • Beach Morning-glory
  • Morning Glory
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Ipomoea imperati
  • Synonym: Ipomoea stolonifera

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Date: 2016-08-16

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