Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Sunrise Mix'

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

Category:

Annuals

Vines and Climbers

Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Rose/Mauve

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Medium Blue

Dark Blue

Blue-Violet

Violet/Lavender

Purple

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Variegated

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

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

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

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

Brazoria, Texas

Plano, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jul 19, 2005, RON_CONVOLVULACEAE from Netcong, NJ (Zone 5b) wrote:

The original "Sunrise" mix consisted mostly of the Sakata Akatsuki series,but has not yet been re-offered containing the diversity of the all Ipomoea nil original mixture.

Positive

On Aug 24, 2004, OhioBreezy from Dundee, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

Sunsmile Mix, is a mixture of many Japanese Morning Glories: Kaori, Beni, Umi Sea, no Mai, Izumi, Umi, including others. This is the way the packet came, as a mix. The names I mention here are so far, the ones that I have seen bloom in this mix. They all have varigated 3-lobed leaves, large "happy" blooms and stay open nearly all day, some into the following day. Very nice mixture here.