Dwarf Morning Glory
Convolvulus tricolor 'Blue Enchantment'

Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Convolvulus (kon-VOLV-yoo-lus) (Info)
Species: tricolor (TRY-kull-lur) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Enchantment

Category:

Annuals

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Medium Blue

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Seed Collecting:

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

Regional

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

Gaylesville, Alabama

El Mirage, Arizona

Long Beach, California

San Leandro, California

Wheat Ridge, Colorado

New Milford, Connecticut

Sebastian, Florida

Chicago, Illinois

Itasca, Illinois

Davenport, Iowa

Worcester, Massachusetts

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Lafayette, Tennessee

Athens, Texas

Brazoria, Texas

West Dummerston, Vermont

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Nov 16, 2007, tcs1366 from Leesburg, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

I found the rabbits just love to eat these when small. The ones that matured are quite large. Height was about 4-6" but the spread was closer to 24-30". Gorgeous flowers. Will try to grow then again next year. Makes a nice ground cover.

Positive

On Jul 30, 2006, mrhank from San Antonio, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

Planted from seed. Everything came out great. Beautiful little plant with a stunning blue flower. Will plant again.