Ipomoea purpurea 'Heavenly Blue' /Heavenly Blue Morning Glory

Ipomoea purpurea 'Heavenly Blue'  / Ipomoea purpurea 'Heavenly Blue'
Large blue flowers and heart-shaped leaves
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Large blue flowers and heart-shaped leaves

Heavenly blue flower

Some seedlings produce darker blue flowers

Flowers begin to turn pinkish-red at the end of the day

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Scientific Name: Ipomoea purpurea 'Heavenly Blue'
Common Name: Heavenly Blue Morning Glory
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is one of several morning cultivars that produce large showy flowers. Morning glory vines make excellent "porch" vines to provide quick shade on a sunny porch for the summer months. This vines grows rapidly and produces an abundance of flowers when trained to grow up strings attached to the eves of a building. At the first frost the strings can be cut and all of the spring and summer growth can be removed easily and new seeds can be sown the following spring.