Ocean Blue Morning Glory

Ocean Blue Morning Glory

Ipomoea indica

The Blue Morning Glory is another in the “Wildflower Week” series.

Ocean Blue Morning Glory

Ocean Blue Morning Glory

Some more photos of the Blue Morning Glory – including some of the vine and the bloom changing shape and color.

This is the “Common Morning Glory” vine. It is also known as the blue dawn flower, dunny creeper, and koali awa.

Here is a description of the plant from the San Marcos Growers website.

[Blue Dawn Flower] is a tropical evergreen vine with lush velvety lobed leaves. It can quickly cover a large area. In the late spring to fall, the three inch wide bright blue flowers bloom and then fade to pink. Requires full sun, little fertilization and moderate watering. Leaves are hardy to 20-25F. Can cover a chain link fence or a building. Most commonly called the morning glory vine.

For more information, visit the USDA website.

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