Approximately 70 seeds in 2g packet.
Extremely fast growing annual climbing plant, reaching a height of 2.5-3 m in one season.
Flowers from July to the frosts (October). Flowers are very showy, star shaped, pink-purple with white centers. Opens in the morning, very fragrant, and closes in the afternoon just before the dark.
Ideal for growing near pergolas, fences, supports.
Sunny place and average garden soil with medium moisture recommended.
Genus - Ipomoea
Species - Purpurea
Variety - Split personality
Common name - Morning Glory
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 2 - 11
Height - 2,50 - 3 m
Spread - 0,50 - 0,60 m
Plant type - Annual Flower or Vine
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acid, neutral, alkaline
Soil type - Average, consistently moist, well-drained
Water requirements - Average, high
Landscape uses - Provides attractive ornamental cover for fences, decks, trellises or other structures around the home. Containers. Hanging baskets.
Bloom season - July to October
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Rose purple with white
It is easily grown from seed that may be started indoors about 6-8 weeks before last spring frost date (March - April).
Seed could be started outdoors after last frost date, but the onset of bloom would occur much later.
1. Pre-soak for 12 hours in warm water and sow in individual pots in a greenhouse in early spring or inside, 3-5 seeds per pot.
2. Keep moist at +22C. WIll germinate in 1-3 weeks.
Take new young plants outdoors about 1-2 weeks after last spring frost date. Once established, growth is rapid.
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