Ipomoea cordatotriloba

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Plant Specifics

Size:Stems 3-6 ft long.
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Pink,purple
Fruit Color:NA
Phenology:Winter dormant. Blooms summer-early fall.
Noted for:Showy flowers


Recommended Uses:Plant on a trellis or fence.
Considerations:Can be somewhat aggressive. Self seeds and can become overly abundant as well as overly robust. Best not planted in a small area.
Propagation:Seed or cuttings. Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Loam, Sand
Soil pH:Adaptable



Attracts butterflies and moths.

Native Habitats:Ruderal. Fencerows.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures


General Comments:Very easily grown. Flowers are fairly small but very numerous.