Grisebach's dwarf morning-glory
Evolvulus grisebachii

Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Evolvulus (ee-VOLV-yoo-lus) (Info)
Species: grisebachii

Category:

Groundcovers

Perennials

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Foliage:

Evergreen

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Regional

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

Big Pine Key, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Aug 7, 2011, olddude from Big Pine Key, FL (Zone 11) wrote:

Grisebach’s dwarf morningglory seems to be restricted to the vicinity of Key Deer Boulevard and Watson Boulevard, near the Blue Hole, including private property and property owned by the National Key Deer Refuge. The authors have observed plants there as recently as 2001.