A picture of a Moonflower

Moonflower

Ipomoea alba

Also known as

Moon vine, Belle de nuit

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

30cm

2.5m

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Moonflower Overview

This species is a twining vine that is grown as an annual. It can grow as high as 3m or more in a season. The flowers are fragrant, white and shaped as a trumpet; they will open in the evening.

Common problems with Moonflower

How to propagate Moonflower

Seed

Propagation is by seeds in the spring.

Cuttings

Softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Other uses of Moonflower

Climbing, ornamental, privacy