Moonflower, Ipomoea alba

Moon Flower

FAMILY:
Convolvulaceae

ORIGIN:
Neotropical America

DESCRIPTION:
Twining vine growing to 15 ft.; 2 - 3" green leaves are entire or three-lobed; 4 - 6" fragrant white flowers opening in the evening

CULTIVATION:
Water moderately in well-drained soil; fertilize monthly; provide support; part or full sun

PROPAGATION:
Seed; self sows freely

COMMENTS:
Seeds are poisonous

 

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