Morning Glory Pearly Gates Ipomoea Tricolor is a tender annual climbing flowering plant which is a white colored companion to the well known Heavenly Blue variety. Morning Glory Pearly Gates flower seeds can be started indoors or directly outdoors, and this particular Ipomoea Tricolor plant blooms with stunning, large, 4 inches in diameter, pearl-white flowers from early summer until the first frost, and Morning Glory has to be deadheaded regularly to ensure prolific bloom. The trumpet-shaped flowers always attract and satisfy bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.
Morning Glory Pearly Gates thrives in the heat of summer and climbs vigorously over fences, arbors, trellis or pergola creating a lush, vertical accent in the flower garden. Morning Glory flowers are often grown in large containers or pots, hanging baskets, and as a fast growing annual ground cover plant. Ipomoea Tricolor seeds have hard coating so it is recommended to nick them with a knife or soaked overnight in warm water before planting. Morning Glory Pearly Gates is a care free vining flower that grows best in full sun and wide varieties of soils as long as it is evenly moist, but well drained soil.
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