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Morning glory

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Morning glory is a fast-growing annual vine and is a perfect pick for creating privacy on trellises or chain-link fences during the summer. Morning glory produces a profusion of trumpet-shape flowers that open in the morning and usually close by afternoon.

Morning glories can self-seed; when growing morning glories, some gardeners have found them to be a little pesty. Also: All parts of the plant, but especially the seeds, are poisonous.

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'Heavenly Blue' morning glory
'Heavenly Blue' morning glory
Ipomoea 'Heavenly Blue' is a classic variety with sky-blue flowers. It climbs to 12 feet.
'Glacier Blue' morning glory
'Glacier Blue' morning glory
Ipomoea 'Glacier Blue' bears pale, silvery-blue blooms with French-blue stripes. It climbs to 15 feet.
'Grandpa Ott' morning glory
'Grandpa Ott' morning glory
Ipomoea 'Grandpa Ott' is an heirloom selection with dark purple flowers. It climbs to 15 feet.
'Scarlett O'Hara' morning glory
'Scarlett O'Hara' morning glory
Ipomoea 'Scarlett O'Hara' bears bright reddish-pink blooms with delicate white throats. It climbs to 15 feet.
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