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Tall morning glory 'Picotee Blue'  

Ipomoea purpurea

  • 5 plantings
  • 0 available for swap
  • 0 wanted
  • 8 stashed

Picotee Blue is part of the Ipomoea genus and is a Tall morning glory variety. Its scientific name is Ipomoea purpurea 'Picotee Blue'. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Painter blue. When mature, blooms are roughly 12.7 cm (that's 4.95 inches in imperial) in diameter.The mature flowers are of a Single form. This variety is an Ornamental that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Picotee Blue normally grows with a vine-like habit with a max height of 14.62 feet (that's 4.50 metres metric).

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

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Picotee Blue have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Picotee Blue

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Picotee Blue is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Picotee Blue are Zone 3 and Zone 11. Picotee Blue tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 6.1 and 7.8 meaning it does best in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Picotee Blue from seed

Ensure a seed sowing distance of 1.33 feet (41.0 cm).

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Picotee Blue about 0 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Picotee Blue

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Picotee Blue is a tender plant.

Harvesting Picotee Blue