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Ipomoea purpurea 'Blue Denim'

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Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: purpurea (pur-PUR-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Denim

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals
Groundcovers
Vines and Climbers

Height:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral RON_CONVOLVULACEAE On Jul 19, 2005, RON_CONVOLVULACEAE from Netcong, NJ (Zone 5b) wrote:

Yet another nice bluish one that comes out of the Ipomoea purpurea "Antique Mixes"...

Positive WillowWasp On Apr 16, 2005, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

My Grandmother grew this and I had always remembered it as a Favorite. Pale to medium blue that could be seen from afar, tons of butterflies around all day and Hummingbirds constantly buzzing.........What a wonderful memory this one plant brings me.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Elk Grove, California
Mathiston, Mississippi
Lafayette, Tennessee
Plano, Texas



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