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Convolvulus mauritanicus

Trailing morning glory

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.15m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourPurple-blue, yellow base
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Convolvulus mauritanicus (Trailing morning glory). This is a low spreading perennial shrub. The flowers will bloom in the morning, in racemes of purple-pink blooms with a yellow base; they will appear in the summer and early autumn.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Mauritius

Interest and use

Rock garden, container, wildflower/meadow

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

Grow them in a good sunny position in well drained soil.

Propagation

Seeds germinate best at a temperature of 60 degrees.

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