Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Cornell'

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)

Category:

Annuals

Vines and Climbers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

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:

Not Applicable

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:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Regional

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

Lafayette, Tennessee

Shepherd, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.