Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Fuji Musume'

Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: nil (nil) (Info)
Cultivar: Fuji Musume

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:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

White/Near White

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)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

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:

Dundee, Ohio

Greenwich, Ohio

Freeport, Texas

Hutto, Texas

Jacksonville, Texas

Plano, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Aug 25, 2010, grovespirit from Sunset Valley, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Translates to Fuji Wisteria. Being marketed under English name of Wisteria Girl.

Positive

On Feb 13, 2005, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Fujimusume, Japanese Morning Glory, with large silky lavender 5-6 inch blooms and variegated green to a silvery shimmering foliage. Very pretty Morning glory.

Positive

On Aug 18, 2004, OhioBreezy from Dundee, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

Nie grower! Blooms are HUGE on this lovely lilac colored bloom with white edge.