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Ipomoea platensis, Ipomoea platense, Ipomoea lineariloba, Plata Ipomoea, Caudiciform Morning Glory

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Ipomoea platensis, Ipomoea platense, Ipomoea lineariloba

Plata Ipomoea, Caudiciform Morning Glory
Family: Convolvulaceae
Origin: Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina
CaudexVine or creeperSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowers

A remarkable Morning Glory native to arid regions of Argentina. Like other caudiciform species, it has swollen stems containing water-storage tissue, and can survive extended periods of drought. Give it a well-drained soil, keep it moist and keep it out of the full sun. The caudex will grow to more than 2 ft, the vines reach for more than 12 ft. The bell-shaped flowers are pink. The plant is very showy; it can be kept in a pot as a bonsai and is easy to control as a container specimen, just needs a little trellis, otr can be pruned. Fast growing.


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Ipomoea platensis - Caudiciform Morning Glory

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This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
6"/1 gal pot