Very decorative, early flowering creeper plant growing up to 3 m tall. Flowers white with interesting pink pattern. Beautiful, dark green leaves.
Ideal climber for all layers of pergolas, fences, balconies.
Flowers the whole summer from mid-June to end of September.
Grows well in nutrient-rich, average to moist moist soils. Keep watering in dry seasons.
Genus - Ipomoea
Species - Tricolor
Variety - Seta
Common name - Morning Glory
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 2 - 11
Height - 2 - 3 m
Spread - 0,50 - 0,60 m
Plant type - Annual climbing Flower
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acid, neutral, alkaline
Soil type - Nutrient rich, 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 - June to September
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Whiet with pink stripes
It is easily grown from seed that may be started indoors about 6-8 weeks before last spring frost date. 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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