Morning Glory Dwarf Ensign Mix Convolvulus Tricolor Minor is a low-growing, non-trailing, bushy, flowering annual plant native to the Mediterranean region. Morning Glory Dwarf Ensign Mix seeds can be started indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost, and Convolvulus Tricolor Minor is a prolific bloomer and will bloom throughout all season until frost. Morning Glory Dwarf Ensign Mix grows up to 8 inches tall featuring branching stems with lanceolate medium green leaves and blooming with 2 inch wide,trumpet-shaped, tri-colored indigo blue, lavender, red or rose with a white band and yellow throat flowers that are similar to Morning Glory Ipomoea Tricolor.
Morning Glory Dwarf Ensign Mix makes a perfect compact bedding plant, and it is also widely grown in borders, containers, window boxes, and rock gardens. Convolvulus Tricolor Minor seeds can be sown directly in the ground outdoors several days before last frost date, and the established Dwarf Morning Glory is best grown in average or poor, moist but well-drained soil in full sun; however, some light afternoon shade is beneficial in hot summer climates. Convolvulus Tricolor plant is heat and drought tolerant, and it self-seed itself liberally for the next year display.
Height: 8 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average/Poor/Moist well-drained, pH 6.1-7-8
USDA Zones: 8-11 (As Perennial) All Regions of North America (As Annual)
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (4-6 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: 1/4 Inch
Germination Time: 10-20 Days