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Morning glory 'Heavenly Blue'     

Ipomoea tricolor

Heavenly Blue is a variety of Morning glory which is a member of the Ipomoea family. Its botanical name is Ipomoea tricolor 'Heavenly Blue'. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   Royal blue and   Cornflower blue and   Lemon chiffon. When mature, they grow to 10.0 cm (3.9 inches imperial) in diameter.Leaves usually appear in   Sap green colour.

Heavenly Blue is one of the most popular varieties of Morning Glory. Produces 8-12cm (3-5 inch) vibrant blue blooms throughout the summer that open in the cool of the early morning. Rapid grower – a great candidate for pot and container growing.

An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Normally growing to a mature height of 4.50 metres (14.62 feet), Heavenly Blue grows with a vine-like habit. This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.

Heavenly Blue Morning glory is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

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How to grow Morning glory 'Heavenly Blue'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Heavenly Blue is generally regarded as a tender plant, so it is really important to plant out well after your last frost date. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 9 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Heavenly Blue from seed

Soak seeds for 24 hours before sowing.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Heavenly Blue about 25 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Heavenly Blue

Heavenly Blue is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Heavenly Blue

Morning glory 'Heavenly Blue' information

How long does Heavenly Blue take to grow?

These estimates for how long Morning glory 'Heavenly Blue' takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!

When should I sow Heavenly Blue?

Folia's when to plant Morning glory 'Heavenly Blue' estimates are relative to your last frost date. Enter your frost dates and we'll calculate your sowing and planting dates for you!

Morning glory Heavenly Blue Etymology

Also sold as Ipomoea rubrocaerulea or Ipomoea violacea

Latest Morning glory 'Heavenly Blue' Reviews

  • 19 Dec 2011

    Bmorrell Bmorrell's Heavenly Blue Morning Glory was Reviewed day 219

    Grew spectacularly. Every bit of the 15’ with many blooms – sometimes 20-30 new blooms every day! This would be a 5 star review except…Cons: NO good seeds were set. The few pods rotted on the vine!

    4 stars

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