vine, annual

Ipomoea purpurea | Morning Glory

(Convolvulus purpureus)

Morning Glory is a temporary vine known for its rapid growth and large, trumpet-shaped flowers. Provide supports for its twining growth. Cultivars are available in a range of colors but the common variety is a purple-blue. Easy to start from seed, either indoors to set out as transplants after frost has passed, or directly in place.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 10 feet high

Width: 6 feet wide

Foliage Color: light green

Flower Color: purple, red, magenta, blue, pink

Flower Season: summer, fall

Wildlife: hummingbirds, butterflies