Ipomoea forum: Argyreia leucantha

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Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
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Gerris2
Feb 24, 2017 7:40 AM CST
Another species I got started indoors. One thing I have noticed about Argyreia and Merremia is the seeds have been very slow to germinate (30 days sometimes vs. 1-7 days for Ipomoea nil or Ipomoea purpurea) and are they also grow very slowly. This species and Argyreia thorelii seem to favor filtered sunlight too. Direct sunlight at the heat of the day seems to wilt them. I have had to grow them in ziploc bags too because the air indoors is too dry.

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Connecticut (Zone 6b)
Zella
Feb 24, 2017 9:52 AM CST
I can't wait to see your flowers from this plant! I Googled it since I never heard of this type before and they remind me of little bells (kinda)
Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
Morning Glories Adeniums Region: Delaware Salvias Composter Container Gardener
Garden Photography Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: United States of America
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Gerris2
Feb 24, 2017 10:29 AM CST
Yes yes yes! Let's hope for flowers soon for this species and for Argyreia thorelii too!!
Name: Ronnie
Southeastern PA (Zone 6b)
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luvsgrtdanes
Feb 24, 2017 10:38 AM CST
Pretty cool Joseph...how long before you will see flowers?
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Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
Morning Glories Adeniums Region: Delaware Salvias Composter Container Gardener
Garden Photography Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: United States of America
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Gerris2
Feb 24, 2017 10:50 AM CST
I wish I knew, Ronnie. Maybe next summer?
Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
Morning Glories Adeniums Region: Delaware Salvias Composter Container Gardener
Garden Photography Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: United States of America
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Gerris2
Mar 3, 2017 3:05 PM CST
The small seedling added a nice full leaf in the past couple of weeks. What a hairy critter it is!


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Name: Ronnie
Southeastern PA (Zone 6b)
Zinnias Morning Glories Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Annuals Bee Lover Dragonflies
Butterflies Hummingbirder Birds Bookworm Region: Pennsylvania Garden Photography
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luvsgrtdanes
Mar 3, 2017 4:13 PM CST
Looking good Joseph Thumbs up
It happens in a flash, but the memory of it last forever. It can not be borrowed or stolen, and it is of no earthly good until it is given away. So if in your hurry you meet someone who is too weary to smile, leave him one of yours, for no one needs a smile quite as much as he who has none to give...

Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
Morning Glories Adeniums Region: Delaware Salvias Composter Container Gardener
Garden Photography Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: United States of America
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Gerris2
Mar 3, 2017 4:37 PM CST
It is amazing how slowly Argyreia grows. Thanks, Ronnie!
Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
Morning Glories Adeniums Region: Delaware Salvias Composter Container Gardener
Garden Photography Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: United States of America
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Gerris2
Oct 12, 2017 11:10 AM CST
I was admiring my Argyreia leucantha today and look what I found! This plant began life in October 2016 and these are the first flower buds!





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Name: Ronnie
Southeastern PA (Zone 6b)
Zinnias Morning Glories Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Annuals Bee Lover Dragonflies
Butterflies Hummingbirder Birds Bookworm Region: Pennsylvania Garden Photography
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luvsgrtdanes
Oct 12, 2017 12:50 PM CST
That's awesome Joseph Hurray! Can't wait to see the flowers Thumbs up
It happens in a flash, but the memory of it last forever. It can not be borrowed or stolen, and it is of no earthly good until it is given away. So if in your hurry you meet someone who is too weary to smile, leave him one of yours, for no one needs a smile quite as much as he who has none to give...

Oxford UK (Zone 8a)
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longk
Oct 15, 2017 9:33 AM CST
I agree
luvsgrtdanes said:That's awesome Joseph Hurray! Can't wait to see the flowers Thumbs up


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