Annual curly plant, up to 3m high. Flowers are large funnel-shaped, purple, pink, red.
Flower Head, Morning Glory, Petal, Single Flower
Open only during the day. Seeds are sown at once to a permanent place, when the threat of frost is over. Shoots appear in 10 -14 days, the distance between plants 40-45 cm. To get quality seeds, you must grow seedlings. Blossoming saplings from June to frost.
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When to plant: Plant in spring or early summer when all danger of frost is past. Nighttime temperatures should be above 40 to 45 degrees to avoid cold damage. Minimum nighttime temperatures below 55 degrees can delay growth.
Where to plant: Choose a sunny site with rich, well-draining soil. They prefer hot, humid conditions similar to their native habitat and may fail to thrive in dry desert climates. In cooler regions, boost performance by planting in a warm location such as a south-facing wall or heat-absorbing patio. How to plant:
Carefully remove the plant from the container, being careful not to damage the delicate stem. Gently loosen the roots if potbound. Dig a planting hole twice the diameter and depth of the container and place the plant at the same level it was in the container. Gently tamp down soil around the base and water well. Spacing will vary, from 6 to 12 inches for smaller varieties and up to 2 feet for larger specimens.