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PlantFiles: 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

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13 members have or want this plant for trade.

Vines and Climbers

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

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Blooms repeatedly


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

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Kylie2x 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...


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

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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