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Evolvulus glomeratus

Common Name(s):
Blue daze, Brazillian dwarf morning-glory, Dwarf morning-glory
Cultivar(s):
'Blue Daze'
Categories:
Annuals, Groundcover
Comment:

High drought tolerant annual groundcover in the Convolvulaceae, or morning-glory family.  Has brilliant blue flowers a top a carpet of fuzzy oval-shaped green leaves. It is often grown in containers, hanging baskets.hanging over a stone wall or in flower beds.  If planted in the ground, it forms sprawling mounds to 9-18” tall. Trailing stems tend to grow somewhat horizontally to downward when planted in baskets or containers. Flowers usually close up at night and on cloudy days.

Insects, Diseases, and Other Pest Problems: No serious problems.

Season:
Spring to fall
Light:
Sun
Color:
Blue
Height:
6-12 in.
Space:
6-12 in.
Hardiness:
Tender
Flower:
Blooms from June until frost with blue fused-petaled flowers with white centers
Habit:
Spreading
Form:
Sprawling foliage mound
Tags:
sun, annual, summer, blue, drought tolerant, showy flower, container, fall, baskets, spring

NCCES plant id: 73

Evolvulus glomeratus Evolvulus glomeratus
Karen, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Evolvulus glomeratus Evolvulus glomeratus
Shihmei-Barger, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Evolvulus glomeratus 'Blue Daze' Evolvulus glomeratus 'Blue Daze'
J.C. Raulston Arboretum
Evolvulus glomeratus 'Blue Daze' Evolvulus glomeratus 'Blue Daze'
J.C. Raulston Arboretum
Evolvulus glomeratus 'Blue Daze' Evolvulus glomeratus 'Blue Daze'
J.C. Raulston Arboretum