Ipomoea Moonflower
Ipomoea saintroanensis

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

Category:

Perennials

Shrubs

Vines and Climbers

Height:

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Spacing:

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Hardiness:

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Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

White/Near White

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 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:

Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Mesquite, New Mexico

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 1, 2008, bluespiral from (Zone 7a) wrote:

I. saintroanensis is a fragrant, night-blooming moonflower from Australia. One of the most exciting events on the internet was the night that Gourd flowered this unusual vine, and it was chronicled in the DG Morning Glory forum here: http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/774445/ .