Morning Glory Dwarf Ensign Royal Blue Convolvulus Tricolor Minor is a compact-growing, hardy, flowering annual plant native to the Mediterranean region. Morning Glory Dwarf Ensign Royal Blue seeds benefit from being nicked with a knife or rubbed with sandpaper before overnight soaking in water, and this variety of Convolvulus Tricolor Minor grows up to 8 inches tall featuring foliage with medium green leaves and blooming with 2 inch across, trumpet-shaped, tri-colored deep blue flowers that have a yellow throat and surrounded by a white edge.
Morning Glory Dwarf Ensign Royal Blue looks delightful spilling over the edges of a planter box, and it is a great flower for flower beds, borders, containers, window boxes, and rock gardens. Convolvulus Tricolor Minor seeds germinate in 10-20 days, so it is fast and easy to establish Dwarf Morning Glory which grows well in average or poor, moist but well-drained soil in full sun tolerating heat and drought and self-seeding itself freely.
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