Morning Glory Ismay Ipomoea Tricolor is one of the most beautiful varieties of Morning Glory vine. Morning Glory Ismay seeds have a hard coat, so nicking the seed coat with a knife tip or rubbing seeds with a piece of sandpaper will speed up and improve germination. Morning Glory Ismay features heart-shaped leaves and blooms with 3-4 inches across, sky-blue flowers which are ornamented with a deep-blue star and yellow throat. The trumpet-shaped Morning Glory flowers are very attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.
Morning Glory Ismay makes a wonderful climbing vine, and it is garden uses are unlimited as they not just can climb almost any structure or even evergreen shrubs and trees, but this vigorous climber is also great for planting in containers, pots, hanging baskets or as a dependable annual ground cover. Ipomoea Tricolor seeds germinate in 2-3 weeks, and once established the carefree Morning Glory vine tolerates drought and reseeds itself readily for the next flowering season.
Height: 100-120 Inches (Vining)
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich/Average/Poor/Moist well-drained, pH 6.1-7-8
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (4-6 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: 1/4 Inch
Germination Time: 10-20 Days