Ipomea, Morning Glory - Plant
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|
|Ipomea, Morning Glory,Morning glory,Bush Morning Glory,Besharam,Behaya, Ipomoea carnea,Star Ipomoea, Cypress Vine, Cardinal Creeper, Indian Pink,||white, red, blue, purple and yellow.||May through September.||-||Moderately easy|
Planting and care
|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
- 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.
- Those planted in hanging baskets can simply be left to spill over the containerâ€™s edge.
Typical uses of Ipomea
Ornamental use: Ipomoea can be grown in the greenhouse or outdoors as annuals over a pergola or archway, or as groundcover.