Tall Morning Glory
Ipomoea purpurea 'Aomurasakihigesibori'

Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: purpurea (pur-PUR-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Aomurasakihigesibori
Additional cultivar information:(Split Petal Flaked, Flaked Hige)

Category:

Annuals

Vines and Climbers

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Light Blue

Medium Blue

Dark Blue

Blue-Violet

Violet/Lavender

Purple

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

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)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:

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

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

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

Norcross, Georgia

Westfield, Massachusetts

Jacksonville, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 27, 2010, LiliMerci from North of Atlanta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

this is what Ron had to tell me:

Ao = Blue
Murasaki = purple
Hige - split / multiple petals
shibori / sibori - flaked pattern on I.purpurea although on I.nil similar to what in the west is referred to as Tie dyed