Ipomoea indica (Burm.) Merr.

Blue Dawnflower, Blue Morning Glory, Common Morning Glory, Ocean Blue Morning Glory

Family: Convolvulaceae

Genus: Ipomoea

Category: Vine - Evergreen

Zones: 9 to 11

Growth Rate: Fast

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Spreads aggressively.

Foliage is velvety and lush, hardy to 20F. Bright blue flowers in spring to autumn.


Published in Interpr. Rumph. Herb. Amboin. 455 in 1917.

Basionym is Convolvulus indicus Burm.

Synonym = Ipomoea mutabilis Ker Gawl.

Native to the tropics.


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