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GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFO: Annual/ Height 8'/ Spacing 6-8"
SEED CODE: C
BLOOMING PERIOD: Spring until frost
SEEDS PER PACKET: 70
APPROXIMATE GERMINATION DAYS: 6-15
SOIL TEMPERATURE FOR GERMINATION: 70-85°F
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4"
WHEN TO PLANT: Spring
PACKET INSTRUCTIONS: Annual. The hard seed should be soaked overnight or notched with a knife or file. Plant 1-2 weeks after danger of frost is past, 6" away from a wall or trellis, in full sun or partial shade. Does well in any garden soil that does not have too much nitrogen or you won't get many flowers. Does like some bone meal and compost. Self-sows readily. Flowers from early Summer until frost. Buds make great cut flowers.
BOTANICAL NAME: Ipomea sp.
DESCRIPTION: Showy flowers are funnel shaped and bright blue. Annual 6-12 foot climbing vines that grow in any soil. Heart shaped leaves provide summer shade, screen unsightly areas, make fences and banks come alive. Try them climbing up sunflowers or zinnias or even roses.