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PlantFiles: Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Hattie Bell'

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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: Hattie Bell

Synonym:Pharbitis nil

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals
Vines and Climbers

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

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

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
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 herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral mjsponies On Oct 20, 2010, mjsponies from DeLand/Deleon Springs, FL (Zone 8b) wrote:

Pretty MG, Not one I think I'd grow in heat of summer here tho, as the flowers fade quickly even in our fall 80 temps. Doesn't seem to mind cooler nights.

Neutral Texasbloomer On Sep 18, 2005, Texasbloomer from Plano, TX wrote:

Is this a SHORT vine or a regular several-foot-MG vine?!??

Positive OhioBreezy On Jul 8, 2004, OhioBreezy from Dundee, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

from China, this is a lovely lavender in color, large blooms, but it can be delicate, winds will destroy the bloom, so a sheltered spot works best for it

Regional...

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

Deland, Florida
Dundee, Ohio
North Augusta, South Carolina



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