Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Heian No Kaori'

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

Category:

Annuals

Vines and Climbers

Height:

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Variegated

Mottled

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

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

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

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:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

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:

Dundee, Ohio

Brazoria, Texas

Freeport, Texas

Plano, Texas

Round Rock, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

Wonderful large blooms of white with pink throat! Varigated leaves. My vine grew to 12 feet tall this year with seed pods forming soon after blooms faded. Stayed open nearly all day!!

Positive

On Aug 9, 2004, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Very nice Japanese Morning Glory. Large White Flower with pink throat, green some what mottled two toned green leaves. This Morning Glory blooms seems to tolerat morning to noon day sun with no ill effect and keeps it's bloom all day. This was a surprise since this is a white Japanese Morning Glory that is almost 5 inches wide.