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Ground morning glory

Convolvulus mauritanicus

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Ground morning glory is a trailing low grower with a profusion of funnel-shaped lavender flowers from summer to early autumn.

CareMorning glories need full sun and very well-drained soil of poor to moderate fertility.

PropagationRoot softwood cuttings in late spring or greenwood cuttings in summer. Divide in spring.

ProblemsRust, leaf spot, spider mites, and aphids (under glass).

  • Genus : Convolvulus
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
  • Zones : 7, 8, 9
  • Characteristics : Attracts Hummingbirds, Self Seeds
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Bloom Time : Early Fall, Early Summer, Fall, Late Summer, Summer
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest

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