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Ipomoea purpurea

Ipomoea purpurea

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

1m

2m

Min

50cm

6 months to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Ipomoea purpurea Overview

Ipomoea purpurea is a twining climber that produces attractive purple flowers that have a white throat from early summer through until autumn. Commonly known as a Morning Glory, it is occasionally sold as Convolvulus major. This tender short lived perennial is mostly grown as an annual in colder climbs where it adds amazing colour and height to summer displays, both indoors or outside.

Common problems with Ipomoea purpurea

How to propagate Ipomoea purpurea

Seed

Sow the seeds in the spring.

Special features of Ipomoea purpurea

Attractive flowers

Indoor plant

Pot plant

Other uses of Ipomoea purpurea

Suitable for coastal conditions.