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PlantFiles: Ipomoea
Ipomoea parasitica

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Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: parasitica (par-uh-SIT-ee-kuh) (Info)

Synonym:Ipomoea perlonga

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Category:
Vines and Climbers

Height:
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Hardiness:
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Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
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Bloom Color:
Medium Blue
Dark Blue

Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
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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:
Non-patented

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
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral RON_CONVOLVULACEAE On Dec 27, 2005, RON_CONVOLVULACEAE from Netcong, NJ (Zone 5b) wrote:

Ipomoea parasitica
Corolla dark blue with yellow throat with 5 cm diameter, leaves glabrous, uncommon.flowers all year, but more in wet season.

Regional...

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

Zephyrhills, Florida
Mesquite, New Mexico
Scio, Oregon



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