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Ipomoea purpurea 'Aomurasakihigesibori'

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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)

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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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive LiliMerci 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

Regional...

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

Norcross, Georgia
Westfield, Massachusetts
Jacksonville, Texas



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