A picture of a Beach Morning Glory

Beach Morning Glory

Ipomoea pes-caprae ssp. brasiliensis

Also known as

Goat’s Foot, Strandpatat (Afr.)

Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

10a-11b

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Beach Morning Glory

Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis, Gxwaleni River beach (Tony Rebelo, iSpot)
Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis, Kei River Mouth (Tony Rebelo, iSpot)
Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis, Mbazwa River estuary (Tony Rebelo, iSpot)

Beach Morning Glory Overview

Beach morning glory is a perennial, trailing vine that forms dense mats on beaches and sand dunes. Its bright green, glossy leaves and showy pink flowers, beautifully complement dull beaches throughout tropical and subtropical regions of the world. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape.

Special features of Beach Morning Glory

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees

Pioneer

Other uses of Beach Morning Glory

Other uses

Edible

Medicinal