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Ipomoea nil 'Cornell'

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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: Cornell
Additional cultivar information: (aka Red Cornell)

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals
Vines and Climbers

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost
Scarify seed before sowing

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
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive QueenB On Sep 24, 2004, QueenB from Shepherd, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

One of the best that I've grown and had success with. It tolerates full sun with high heat and humidity, never wilting and the flowers stay open all day. Requires only occasional watering. Sets seed readily. The seeds are somewhat mottled and wrinkly compared to other cultivars of I. nil.

Regional...

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

Lafayette, Tennessee
Shepherd, Texas



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