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PlantFiles: Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Mt.Fuji Pale Purple'

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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: Mt.Fuji Pale Purple

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Category:
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
Light Shade

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

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender
Purple
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Variegated

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
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive WillowWasp On Feb 13, 2005, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Mt. Fuji Pale Purple skirted Morning Glory, with white to a creamy edging, that pales to a pinkish center and variegated green shimmery foliage. Flowers reach a diameter of 5 to 6inches.

Regional...

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

Laguna West-lakeside, California
Brazoria, Texas



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