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Tie Vine (Ipomoea cordatotriloba)


Tie Vine

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.

Tie Vine

 

 
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