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PlantFiles: Japanese Morning Glory
Ipomoea nil 'Kanoko'

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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: Kanoko

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Category:
Vines and Climbers

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
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:
Pale Pink
Pink
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
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
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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
Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive ByndeweedBeth On Nov 15, 2006, ByndeweedBeth from scio, oregon, OR (Zone 8a) wrote:

Sometimes called "Shikanoko" as well.

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

Beautiful White with pink splattered blooms, blizzard pattern. Large Blooms of up to 6 inches and very profilic, vines will be covered most of the season with these striking blooms. Add the varigated green to silvery foliage and you have a real show stopper.

Regional...

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

Elk Grove, California
Zephyrhills, Florida
Brazoria, Texas
Freeport, Texas
Jacksonville, Texas
Franklin, Wisconsin



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