Tie Vine images: Winnie Burkett. Photographed on the Bolivar Peninsula.
Alternate Names: Coastal morning glory
Family: (Convolvulaceae) Morning-Glory
Habitat: Almost anywhere. Often found in disturbed areas.
Height: Stems grow up to 15 ft. or more
Bloom Period: March - December
Description: Perennial vine. Orchid-colored blooms with deep purple centers. Leaves are either trilobed or heart-shaped. Plants grow in full sun and partial shade and are very tolerant of summer heat. Flowers wither by midday. Exceptionally long blooming season.
Propagation Tips: Self seeds freely.
The Wildlife Connection: Hummingbirds love this plant! Larval food source for variegated frittilary.