Tall Morning Glory
Ipomoea purpurea 'Blue Split Personality'

Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: purpurea (pur-PUR-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Split Personality

Category:

Annuals

Vines and Climbers

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

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

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to 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

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Freeport, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jul 11, 2009, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

I have grown the pink and it was very pretty and had lots of blooms. This one I must say was sparce and the blooms never opened all the way. I was dissappointed with the flowreing but I will try it again next year since it has been so dry this year and that may be the reason it did so poorly.

Neutral

On Jul 11, 2004, OhioBreezy from Dundee, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

Just like the pink split personality only this is blue!!!!