Tall Morning Glory 'Rebecca'

Ipomoea purpurea

Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ipomoea (ip-oh-MEE-a) (Info)
Species: purpurea (pur-PUR-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Rebecca

Category:

Annuals

Vines and Climbers

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Succulent

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Magenta (pink-purple)

Fuchsia (red-purple)

Blue-Violet

Medium Purple

Maroon/Burgundy

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Scarify seed before sowing

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

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Carmichael, California

Grass Valley, California

Menlo Park, California

Monterey, California

Melbourne, Florida

Zephyrhills, Florida

Barbourville, Kentucky

Ellicott City, Maryland

Mount Orab, Ohio

Greenwood, South Carolina

North Augusta, South Carolina

Jacksonville, Texas

Plano, Texas

Round Rock, Texas

Shepherd, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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0
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 9, 2005, QueenB from Shepherd, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

This variety has done great for me. I had one seedling turn into a fence full of flowers! This particular strain is a darker sport of 'Joyce Cobb'.

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