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Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Cameo Elegance'

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

Category:

Annuals

Vines and Climbers

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Variegated

Other details:

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; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

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Toney, Alabama

Menifee, California

Norcross, Georgia

Ellicott City, Maryland

Kingston, New Hampshire

Ronkonkoma, New York

Scio, Oregon

Reading, Pennsylvania

Summerville, South Carolina

Westmoreland, Tennessee

Freeport, Texas

Chesapeake, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 1, 2007, Kylie2x from Millsap, TX wrote:

This plant has far exceeded my expectations.. I am using it for ground cover under some Banana's and other places in the garden.. Tolerates various conditions. Worthy of growing and I will certainly use it again next yr...
Kylie