Ipomoea imperati

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Beach Morningglory


Plant Specifics

Size:Stems trail along the ground and can be very long.  But the plant is typically no taller than 0.5 ft .
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Phenology:Evergreen. Blooms spring-summer.
Habitats:Beach dunes.


Recommended Uses:Groundcover in open, dry, sandy sites especially on dunes and the upper fringes of beaches.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:High. Can tolerate significant and ongoing amounts of salty wind and salt spray without injury.
Soil/Substrate:Lime rock, Sand



Attracts insects, especially bees.