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Ipomoea sp., Morning glory

Ipomoea sp.

Morning glory
Family: Convolvulaceae
Origin: China
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersInvasive

Ipomoea is a large genus of more than 500 species of the tropical and warm-temperate parts of both hemispheres, almost all of the species being climbing herbs or shrubs. A site in full sun and average, well-drained, evenly moist soil is ideal.

Species and varieties:

Ipomoea abrupta

Ipomoea albivenia

Ipomoea andersonii

Ipomoea Baby Pink

Ipomoea batatas

Ipomoea batatas Pink Frost

Ipomoea beraviensis

Ipomoea bonariensis

Ipomoea cairica

Ipomoea carnea

Ipomoea hederifolia

Ipomoea horsfalliae

Ipomoea indica

Ipomoea lobata

Ipomoea obscura

Ipomoea orizabensis

Ipomoea pauciflora

Ipomoea pes caprae

Ipomoea pes tigridis

Ipomoea platensis

Ipomoea purpurea

Ipomoea quamoclit

Ipomoea nil ( Scarlett O Hara Morning Glory )

Ipomoea stans

Ipomoea stolonifera

Ipomoea tricolor

Ipomoea x multifida


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Ipomoea purpurea - seeds

Morning Glory of intense violet-blue. It is a good climber for walls, trellis work or if allowed to scramble through other plants or trees.
It may be grown in a warm sheltered spot outdoors, or inside a conservatory. The flowers up to 3" across, close in the afternoon and are attractive to bees and butterflies.
This heirloom morning glory originated in Bavaria (Germany). Grandpa Ott is one of the original Bavarian varieties that started Seed Savers Exchange. It was given to Kent and Diane (Ott) Whealy in 1972 by her grandfather, Baptist John Ott, who lived on a 40-acre farm near St. Lucas, Iowa.
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