Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Hamaginga'

Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: nil (nil) (Info)
Cultivar: Hamaginga
Additional cultivar information:(aka Hama no Ginga, Galaxy on the Beach, Milky Way on the Beach)

Category:

Annuals

Vines and Climbers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Light Blue

Medium Blue

Dark Blue

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Variegated

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

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

Seed Collecting:

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

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

Elk Grove, California

Los Angeles, California

Freeport, Texas

Jacksonville, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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2
neutrals
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Dec 31, 2005, RON_CONVOLVULACEAE from Netcong, NJ (Zone 5b) wrote:

The sepals of this type are those of Ipomoea nil and the entry should ideally be listed that way.

The fact that this Ipomoea nil will not cross with I.purpurea or Ipomoea hederacea,but will cross with other Ipomoea nil,is realistically a clear indication of the species identity.

Neutral

On Jun 2, 2005, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

This one is in the tye dye series. Very large blossomed that range from a light blue to an almost purple blue with a white eye..........