Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Heian no Yoso-oi'

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

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:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

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; 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

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:

Elk Grove, California

Dundee, Ohio

Lafayette, Tennessee

Round Rock, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Sep 19, 2005, Texasbloomer from Plano, TX wrote:

My favorite pink Jap.Morning Glory in the whole world! Only 5 of my 8 seeds germinated and I potted them in May and grounded them in June. Slower to grow, but finally! And blooms started 1st of Sept.
Huge, ruffly, dainty blooms, mayber 4-5 a day so far. The prettiest pink since baby girls!

Positive

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

Gorgeous HUGE blooms of pink and white. Varigated leaves of green/gray. Wonderful climber reaching over 9 feet this year.