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PlantFiles: Trans Pecos Morning Glory
Ipomoea cristulata

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

Synonym:Ipomoea coccinea var. hederifolia
Synonym:Quamoclit gracilis

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Category:
Annuals
Vines and Climbers

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Red
Red-Orange

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

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
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive MedHerb On Dec 4, 2013, MedHerb from Albuquerque, NM wrote:

I found a number of these plants in the lower part of Domingo
Baca Canyon in the Sandia Mts. near Albuquerque blooming
and producing seed in early Oct. 2013. Collected some seed
and will report propagation and growing results when I have them next year.

Positive angele On Aug 29, 2008, angele wrote:

A native to New Mexico red morning glory. Reported to be common in moist riparian areas. I have yet to see it but I am hoping as there are several riparian areas in my area.
Grows to 10 feet. The flowers stay open all day and are attractve to hummingbirds.

* 9/07/08 to a trip to Percha Creek a few miles past Hillsboro and saw several of these beauties.

Regional...

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

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Elephant Butte, New Mexico
Westmoreland, Tennessee



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