Ipomoea Alba

Botanical Name:

Ipomoea alba

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Plant Type

Climbers, Perennials, Vine

Lifespan

Perennial, Annual

Flower

6" large, fragrant 5 lobed, fused-petaled white flowers with a light green star center open late afternoon and close at dawn from mid-summer into fall.

Fruit

Small capsule with acuminate (pointed) tip 1" long split open and contain 4 smooth white seeds

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Bees

Moths

Pollinators

Specialized Bees

Taxonomy

Order

Solanales

Family

Ipomoea - Morning Glories

Genus

Ipomoea


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