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Ipomoea cairica

This is a vigorous, perennial climber that grows in profusion on very long stems (roughly 5m long). It bears large purple-blue trumpet flowers with a dark centred eye and climbs up banks and into other vegetation. The flower normally closes mid-afternoon. The leaves can be up to 10cm across and are palmate.

Family Name:
Common Name:
Coastal morning glory (Eng.) gewone purperende (Afr.)
Plant Height:
Flower Colour:
Blue Pink Purple
Flowering Time:
October, November, December, January, February