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Convolvulus sabatius

Ground Morning Glory
Evergreen, Perennials


Mediterranean natives with funnel-shaped morning glory flowers. Common vining morning glories (Ipomoea) are sometimes sold as Convolvulus.

Convolvulus sabatius

Grows 1 to 2 ft. high with branches trailing to spread 3 ft. or more. Soft, hairy, gray-green, roundish, evergreen leaves 1/2  to 1 1/2 in. long. Lavender-blue, 1- to 2-in.-wide flowers bloom from early summer into fall. Grows well in light, gravelly soil with good drainage but will take clay soil if not overwatered. Tends to become woody; prevent by trimming in late winter.

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