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Ipomoea alba

Common Name: Moonflower, Belle de nuit

Plant Family: Convolvulaceae

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Ipomoea alba
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3 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  very tender - minimum plus 10 to 15 deg. C.
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Planting Style:  evening twilight
Suggested Use:  Covering Walls (Conservatory)
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Scent:  Scented Flowers
Flower Colour:  White
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  tall (over 12 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Climbing
Evergreen:  No


(Syn. Calonyction aculeatum.) A tender climber with beautiful large, funnel-shaped white flowers which open in the evening or overcast days and are very sweetly scented. Can be grown up an obelisk in a large pot either as a summer patio or conservatory specimen. Keep above 10C.

This is of the perennial Morning Glories we grow the other being Ipomoea indica and the two compliment each other very well.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.