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Ipomoea carnea

Classification

Order: Solanales
   Family: Convolvulaceae
            Genus: Ipomoea
                        Specie: Ipomoea carnea

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Heart-shaped leaves; pink-purple funnel-shaped flowers in summer

Uses: Grown against a sunny wall Containers

Zones: 9-12

Description: Naturally occurring from Florida to Paraguay, this evergreen plant could be classified as either a twining shrub or a climber to 10 ft (3 m). It has slender, pointed, heart-shaped leaves up to 10 in (25 cm) long. Pink to pink-purple funnel-shaped flowers

Growth Habit: Scrambling habit

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