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PlantFiles: Dwarf Morning Glory
Convolvulus tricolor 'Blue Enchantment'

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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

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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

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1 positive
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral tcs1366 On Nov 16, 2007, tcs1366 from Itasca,IL&Lk Delton, WI (Zone 5a) 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 mrhank 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.

Regional...

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

Gaylesville, Alabama
El Mirage, Arizona
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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