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Ipomoea quamoclit 'Alba'

Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: quamoclit (KWAM-oh-klit) (Info)
Cultivar: Alba

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15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

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Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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Bloom Color:
White/Near White

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

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Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
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 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

Negative dakota1sam On Sep 10, 2010, dakota1sam from Saint Louis, MO wrote:

I planted in the spring, it was very slow to start and no flowers till september! Very dissapointing.

Neutral berrygirl On Mar 5, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

This annual plant produces masses of five-pointed small white flowers. Normally only available in red. Feathery or fern-like foliage reaching a height of 15-20'. Hundreds of blooms throughout the season, a favorite with hummingbirds. For sunny spots, fences or pots. Half-hardy annual.


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

Williston, Florida
Zephyrhills, Florida
Dallas, Georgia
Derby, Kansas
Barbourville, Kentucky
Saint Louis, Missouri
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Mc Minnville, Tennessee

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