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Ipomoea tricolor

To swap with Gareth Jones

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Have a quantity of Ipomoea tricolor 'Grandpa Ott' seed, they are a predominately purple colour, easy to grow, mine had leaf of 3 inches+ and reached the top of 8 foot obelisk.

Ipomoea tricolor | Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13
Pot Size
0.01 litres

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Plant Finder: about the Ipomoea genus

Common names

Morning glory

Description

Ipomoea genus (Morning glory). This genus consists of about 500 species of creepers, evergreen shrubs, perennials and annuals; most have a twining habit and masses of funnel-shaped, fragrant flowers. They are half hardy to frost tender, min 7-10C. Grow in humus-rich, well drained soil in full light. Support will be needed.

Cultivation

Support is needed. Thin out or cut back congested growth in spring.

Interest and use

Suitable for coastal conditions.

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  • BloomsMay
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourPurple blue white
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

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