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Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Haru no Hikari'

Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: nil (nil) (Info)
Cultivar: Haru no Hikari
Additional cultivar information:(aka Light of Spring)

Category:

Annuals

Vines and Climbers

Height:

Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

Brooksville, Florida

Scio, Oregon

Plano, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Feb 1, 2008, onalee from Brooksville, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

The seed pack from TAKII spells the name all in one word:
"Harunohikari". The translation is 'The Light of Spring"

Neutral

On Sep 18, 2005, Texasbloomer from Plano, TX wrote:

Absolutely beautiful pink blooms. I didn't plant (have) enough seeds to produce a huge vine. of 7 or 8 seeds, maybe 4 or 5 took off, so the vine looks anorexic but still produces 4-6 large pink blooms a day, I started seeds indoors late March/early April. Planted in June and blooms came early Aug.
will add photo soon.