Morning glory Ipomoea tricolor and cvs. http://www.parkseed.comIpomoea tricolor 'Heavenly Blue'Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of Park Seed Morning glory (Ipomoea tricolor and cvs.) eye-poe-MEE-ah TRY-kul-or Synonyms: Ipomoea rubrocaerulea Genus: Ipomoea Morning glory is a fast-growing, twining annual with heart-shaped light to mid-green leaves and vibrantly colored, funnel-shaped flowers to 3 inches across. Cultivars include white-colored ‘Pearly Gates’; ‘Heavenly Blue’; crimson-colored, white-throated ‘Crimson Rambler’; and ‘Flying Saucers’, a batik-looking blend of white and blue accented by a golden throat. Noteworthy Characteristics: Seeds are highly toxic if ingested. Care: Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Provide support. Shelter from cold, drying winds. Propagation: Sow seed in spring. Chip seeds or soak for 24 hours before sowing. Problems: White blister, rust, fungal leaf spots, stem rot, thread blight, charcoal rot, and wilt. Overview Height 10 ft. to 15 ft. Growth Pace Invasive/Aggressive Grower Light Full Sun Only Moisture Dry to Medium Characteristics Attracts Hummingbirds, Showy Flowers Bloom Time Fall, Summer Flower Color Island Paradise Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers, Poisonous, Trellis Seasonal Interest Summer Interest Type Vines Ipomoea tricolor and cvs.View the discussion thread.