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PlantFiles: Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Akatsuki no Beni'

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Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: nil (nil) (Info)
Cultivar: Akatsuki no Beni

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Category:
Annuals
Vines and Climbers

Height:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink

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

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Variegated

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
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)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
From seed; direct sow after last frost
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive OhioBreezy On Sep 14, 2004, OhioBreezy from Dundee, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

Gorgeous blooms here! Grew 12 feet up a pole for me this year. Large blooms measuring around 4-5 inches across face of bloom. Pretty deep or Hot pink color nearly red with white throat. Variaged leaves.

Positive WillowWasp On May 27, 2004, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

This plant has grown to about 6-8 ft. before it began to flower. It is covered with beautiful hot pink blooms and they have a light cinnamon scent.

Regional...

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

Claxton, Georgia
Dundee, Ohio
Lafayette, Tennessee
Brazoria, Texas
Freeport, Texas
Needville, Texas
Plano, Texas



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