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Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Heian no Kagayaki'

Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: nil (nil) (Info)
Cultivar: Heian no Kagayaki

Category:

Annuals

Vines and Climbers

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pink

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Variegated

Other details:

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

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Regional

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

Brooksville, Florida

Needville, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 25, 2008, onalee from Brooksville, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

Tranlsation of the name of this Japanese Morning glory means roughly "Brilliance of the Heian Era".

The word Kagayaju has meanings of:

Brilliancy, radiance, brightness, such as is radiant with happiness.