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Turbina holubii is a shrub 0.8-2.50 meres high, many-stemmed from the base and much branched. Branches laying flat on the ground or climbing at the tips. The caudex can grow to eighteen centimetres in diameter, the branches will lay flat on the ground and reach 80 centimetres or more. Leaves deciduous ovate-cordate to circular-cordate, sometimes oblong cordate. Flowers mauve or pink, usually darker in the centre; white flowered plants occur rarely.
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 Baby Pink
Ipomoea nil ( Scarlett O Hara Morning Glory )
It is an evergreen shrub or small tree growing to 3-15 m tall. It has smooth bark, stout branches and flattened terminal twigs. The leaves are opposite, elliptical or obovate, up to 5 inches long. The flowers are small, pale whitish-yellow, fragrant, with a four-lobed corolla.
The fruit is a globose to turbinate drupe 1 inch diameter, apiculate, bright yellow ripening dark purple, drying hard, dark brown, slightly rough with a single pyriform, dark russet seed. It is cultivated as an ornamental tree in subtropical and tropical regions. It is very tough in coastal and seaside locations, and has been successfully used in urban areas where air pollution, poor drainage, compacted soil and/or drought are common. It grows in part shade and in full sun. Soil tolerance is well-drained, acidic or alkaline clay, loam or sand. It has high drought tolerance, high aerosol salt tolerance and moderate soil salt tolerance.