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Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Kawaii Mix'

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



Vines and Climbers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

This plant is suitable for growing indoors


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Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade


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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall


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Other details:

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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:


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


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

Sebastian, Florida

Baker, Louisiana

Westmoreland, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:


On May 3, 2008, beckygardener from (Becky) in Sebastian, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

Compact mounding Morning Glories. I planted several seeds in a container. All sprouted and grew easily for me. I have them growing in partial shade. (Morning shade, afternoon sun.) Each plant blooms at least one or two blooms each day for me. I do fertilize them with Bloom Booster to encourage blooming. I am doing hand pollinating of the blooms. They are producing lots of pollen, so I hope to get seeds from these! These are great for pots or hanging baskets since they are mounding morning glories instead of vining. Very attractive and colorful!