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Ipomoea santillani

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

Synonym:Calonyction ventricosum
Synonym:Ipomoea ventricosa

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Category:
Perennials
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

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:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral RON_CONVOLVULACEAE On Apr 9, 2009, RON_CONVOLVULACEAE from Netcong, NJ (Zone 5b) wrote:

I have seen this plant spelled in the literature variously as :

Ipomoea santillani
Ipomoea santillanii
Ipomoea santillianii

IPNI (as of this notation) lists it as Ipomoea santillani and so that is how it is entered into this entry.

Regional...

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

Pensacola, Florida
Natchez, Mississippi
Tryon, North Carolina
Verona, Pennsylvania
Greeneville, Tennessee
Carrollton, Texas
Winnie, Texas



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