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PlantFiles: Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Henka'

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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: Henka

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Category:
Vines and Climbers

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
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 seed; stratify if sowing indoors
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
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
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

The term "henka' is a general Japanese term used to refer to 'very' mutant species,but what was considered 'very' mutant by 'yesterdays' standards, may be considered as a 'common garden variety' by Japanese 'henka' standards of today...

Regional...

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

Carmichael, California
Lafayette, Tennessee



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