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Convolvulus tricolor

Dwarf morning glory

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  • Convolvulus tricolor | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.15m to 2m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourBlue-mauve, white-green
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Convolvulus tricolor (Dwarf morning glory). This annual will grow as a climber or as an upright bushy plant. The climbing species will grow to 2m and have large wide flowers. The upright bushy species has a mixture of blooming colours and is rather more compact.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

Portugal to Greece, N.Africa

Interest and use

Climbing, naturaliser

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium, Poor quality
  • Soil pH5.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

It will need staking.

Propagation

Annual sow direct. Soak your seeds for 24 hours prior to sowing.

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