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Morning Glory in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Ipomoea

 

Morning Glory

This is a vigorous growing, self supporting plant with with heart-shaped leaves and trumpet shaped flowers that come in a variety of colours, red, blue, purple, white, pink and bi-colours, that open in the morning, usually, and close up at noon or shortly after. Each flower only opens once. They flower from early Summer through to the Autumn.

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plant Features
  • Morning Glory likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Morning Glory likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Morning Glory is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Morning Glory likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
Similar plants are available to buy from 2 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Morning Glory

Latin name

Ipomoea

type

Climber

family

Convolvulaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Morning Glory likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Morning Glory is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Morning Glory likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Morning Glory likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Morning Glory is 1.00meters x 4.00meters 1.00 M 4.00 M

Ipomoea

This is a vigorous growing, self supporting plant with with heart-shaped leaves and trumpet shaped flowers that come in a variety of colours, red, blue, purple, white, pink and bi-colours, that open in the morning, usually, and close up at noon or shortly after. Each flower only opens once. They flower from early Summer through to the Autumn.


Planting Outdoors Spring

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

For an encouraging start Morning glory need to be kept in a warm greenhouse/window sill /conservatory until all signs of frost have gone. Ipomea are delicate and don't like the cold, soak the seed overnight before sowing. Can be planted in greenhouse or conservatory.

 

Flowering season

From Early Summer TO Early Autumn

Trumpet shaped flowers that come in a variety of colours, red ,blue, purple, white, pink and bi-colours, that open in the morning, usually, and close up at noon or shortly after. Each flower only opens once. They flower from early Summer through to the Autumn.

 
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