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PlantFiles: Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Benigasuri'

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Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: nil (nil) (Info)
Cultivar: Benigasuri

5 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Groundcovers
Vines and Climbers

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 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:
Red
Scarlet (Dark Red)
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Variegated

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

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium
Scarify seed before sowing

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive WillowWasp On Jun 1, 2005, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Very bright hot pink to scarlet red blooms with white streaks and white throat. Medium sized varigated leaves.

Regional...

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

Elk Grove, California
Brazoria, Texas



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