Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Akatsuki no Beni'

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

Category:

Annuals

Vines and Climbers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

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

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

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

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.