Description for Ipomea Morning Glory
They are common outdoor vines, especially used as ground covers, either in tropical regions or temperate areas. In the tropics, where most morning glory species hail from, they are typically perennial. In temperate regions, they are more commonly used as annuals.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Morning glory.||white, red, blue, purple and yellow.||May through September.||10 ft||Moderately easy|
Planting and care
- Grow annuals in a sunny, sheltered site.
- Plant in moderately fertile, well-drained soil.
- Choose a site that is sheltered from cold or drying winds.
- Sow Morning Glory seeds early in the season once the ground has warmed to 64 degrees F.
- Provide a trellis, arbor or other structure for your Morning Glory to climb on at planting time.
|Full sun, Partial sun,||Loamy soil/ Sandy soil||prefer regular moisture in a well-drained pot.||50 to 64 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Ipomea Morning Glory
- Prune climbing species in spring.
- Under glass, provide full light with protection from the hottest sun.
- Once plants have reached about six inches or so in height, you may want to provide some type of support for the vine to twine around