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  • morning glory
  • Eventual height: 3m
  • Eventual spread: 2m

Ipomoea tricolor 'Heavenly Blue'

morning glory

RHS award of garden merit
approx 85 seeds £2.49
approx 85 seeds £2.49
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: tender

    Vibrant, azure-blue, trumpet-shaped flowers, each with a white eye, open in the morning and last just one day, but appear in a continuous stream throughout the summer. This is a spectacular annual or short-lived perennial climber, that is ideal for training over a pergola or arch in a sunny, sheltered site.

  • Garden care:Soak the seeds in water for 24 hours before sowing to soften them up and then plant 2.5mm deep into small pots filled with a freely draining compost. Keep them at around 20°C and water when necessary. Thin out carefully when large enough to handle taking care not to damage the roots and harden off before planting out after all frosts.

  • Sow: March-May

  • Flowering: June-September

  • Approximate quantity: 85 seeds.
  • Harmful if eaten

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