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Morning Glory

Fact sheet: Morning Glory


Ipomoea purpurea

Common Name(s): Common morning glory
Cultivar(s): Alba , Madame Ann , Violacea , Tricolor , Kermesiana
Category: Vines
Comment: A naturalized weed in cultivated and fallow fields; prefers a sandy, poor soil; sometimes sold as I. nil; self seeds and can become invasive
Height: 10 ft.-16 ft.
Flower: 2 in. showy flowers (white, pink, crimson, purple, blue) open in the morning and last a few hours; flowers mid summer to fall
Habit: Deciduous
Texture: Medium
Exposure: Sun
Growth Rate:Rapid
Climbing Method: Twining
Tags: deciduous

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