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Convolvulus
Convolvulus

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Zone
Zones A1-A3, 1-45, H1, H2
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Convolvulus tricolor

Dwarf Morning Glory
Convolvulaceae
Annuals

CONVOLVULUS

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

Convolvulus tricolor Ensign series (photo courtesy of Annie’s Annuals & Perennials)
Convolvulus tricolor Ensign series (photo courtesy of Annie’s Annuals & Perennials)

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Convolvulus tricolor

Bushy, branching, somewhat trailing plant to 1 ft. high and 2 ft. wide. Small, narrow leaves. Summer flowers, 1 1/2 in. across, are variable in color but usually blue with a yellow throat. Nick tough seed coats with a knife and plant in place when soil has warmed up. In mild-winter climates, can be planted in fall for spring bloom. Use as edging or at the top of a wall.

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