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Lindheimer’s morning glory or blue morning glory, Ipomoea lindheimeri

Lindheimer’s morning glory or blue morning glory, Ipomoea lindheimeri

Ipomoea lindheimeri, also called Lindheimer’s morning glory, is a member of the Convolvulaceae family. Ipomoea is the largest genus in the flowering plant family and has some 500 species. The pale-blue to lavender colored flower of Lindheimer’s morning glory opens each morning and closes by noon. The hardy vine likes full sun and blooms April through October. It attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, making it an important resource for pollinators.

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