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Morning Glory 'Heavenly Blue'
Morning Glory 'Heavenly Blue'
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Our Price: $5.95
ZONE: Annual
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
SIZE: 10'H x 6"S Vining
BLOOM: Blue, Summer
POT SIZE: 1 PINT 28.86 CU IN.

Availability: Back in Stock 12.15.18
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Heavenly Blue Morning Glory Plants

Ipomoea violacea

'Heavenly Blue' Morning Glory, or commonly known as "Grannyvine" is a favorite garden climber. This plant has been grown for generations and continues to be loved for its sky blue trumpet-like flowers and creamy white throats. This fast and easy to grow old-fashioned vine is perfect to quickly cover a fence or mailbox and will grace your garden with its flowers all summer long. Use 'Heavenly Blue' to cover unsightly objects in your yard like utility boxes or try training them upward--they'll grow on anything!

These little phonograph-shaped blooms thrive in full sun but will stay open longer if introduced to partial shade. Typical blooming begins and ends in the early morning or near sunset. In warmer zones these are considered tender perennials, but no matter where they bloom, hummingbirds and butterflies will go crazy for their large, profuse flowers.

'Heavenly Blue' is one of two highly toxic varieties of Morning Glories. Indole alkaloid toxins contained in the plant's seeds produce a hallucinogenic when eaten in large quantities. Other side effects also include nausea, vomiting, drowsiness and numbness in extremities. Due to the toxic nature of their seeds, they should not be ingested.

Because of their aggressive self seeding, high yields and very quick growth, 'Heavenly Blue', like most relatives in its family, is considered highly invasive. A member of the United States Federal Noxious Weed list, this variety of Morning Glory and many others are highly restricted in some states.
Features
Zones: Annual

Size: 10'H x 6"S

Light: Full Sun

Bloom: Blue, Summer

Uses: A beautiful twining vine plant, 'Heavenly Blue' can be trained up trellises and trees, along fences and garden walls, and also to cover unsightly objects in your yard.

Tips: This vine can be VERY invasive and aggressively self seeds. To prevent it from overtaking your home or yard, cut the vine to the ground before the plant begins to seed. Seeds are also highly hallucinogenic and create an LSD-like experience which can be very dangerous. This plant should never be ingested.

Does Not Grow Well Indoors!

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glorious June 25, 2018
Reviewer: brenda sunderland from huntington, WV United States  
came  packed  perfectly  it  has  taken  off  in  its  pot really  quickly  and it looked  beautiful  when  it  got  here  and  looks  like  it  is  really  going  to  thrive.

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