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Morning Glory 'Star Of Yelta'

Ipomoea purpurea 'Star of Yelta'

Ipomoea purpurea "Star of Yalta" by Dinkum (CC0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

2a-11b

USDA zone

-46°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.8m

Max

30cm

1m

Min

10cm

1 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Morning Glory 'Star Of Yelta' Overview

A stunning and very striking garden plant with Violet-purple, trumpet-shaped blooms which can be used as a climber or ground cover. Easy to grow from seed and quick to cover obelisks or through shrubs/trees makes this a useful "filler" while permanent perennial climbers get established. The flowers open wide in the early morning sun but are short-lived and will not last into the afternoon.

Common problems with Morning Glory 'Star Of Yelta'

How to harvest Morning Glory 'Star Of Yelta'

Generally not harvested but seeds can be collected in autumn.

How to propagate Morning Glory 'Star Of Yelta'

Seed

Chip or soak seeds for 24 hours before sowing. Sow at 18C in spring. Plant out after all risk of frost has pasted.

Special features of Morning Glory 'Star Of Yelta'

Indoor plant

Attractive flowers

Deep purple flower with rich red vein markings, forming a star from the very centre to the petal tips, with a white throat.

Other uses of Morning Glory 'Star Of Yelta'

Requires support so this climber is perfect for wall side borders or in borders with trellises. It's striking flowers suits informal cottage style gardens as well as urban chic courtyards or grown in containers for more exotic plantings in glass houses or conservatories.