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Morning Glory Overview
Convolvulus is a genus of about 200-250 species of flowering plants, they are annual or perennial herbaceous vines, bines and some woody shrubs. Many species are invasive weeds but others are grown in gardens for their flowers, while a few are threatened species. Convolvulus arvensis (Field bindweed) is an invasive species throughout South Africa, problematic in cultivated fields. Convolvulus boissieri, C. cneorum, C. sabatius and C. tricolor are species cultivated for use in gardens.
Common problems with Morning Glory
Susceptible to aphids and red spider mites.
How to harvest Morning Glory
Seed can be harvested when the seed capsule has turned brown.
How to propagate Morning Glory
Sow seeds in spring or autumn.
Divide perennials in spring.
Root soft wood cuttings in late spring or greenwood cuttings in summer.
Special features of Morning Glory
Grows well in containers.
Other uses of Morning Glory
Used in borders, ground cover and hanging baskets.
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