|Ipomoea is a group of perennial or annual vines as well as evergreen shrubs and perennials.The vines require support, full sun and humus rich soil. They are frost tender at 45-50F.
Red spider mite and whitefly can occasionally cause problems. Can be propagated by spring seed or summer cuttings. They are not related to Convolvus arvensis the hard to eradicate vine also known as Morning Glory or Bindweed.
I.hederacea, syn.Pharbitis hederacea an annual is a twining climber, egg-shaped deep green leaves 2 to 5 inches long with a point that tapers. Blue, sometimes purple flowers bloom from cymes on long-tailed green sepals. This is often confused with the I.nil but its sepals are narrowly triangular.