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Convolvulus tricolor is often confused with:
Calibrachoa x hybrida Calibrachoa xhybrida
Petunia x hybrida Petunia x hybrida
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Iris germanica Iris germanica in the spring in Moore County
Achimenes Achimenes
Anemone Anemone

Convolvulus tricolor

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Campanulopsis tricolor
  • Convolvulus versicolor
Phonetic Spelling
kon-VOLV-yoo-lus TRY-ko-lor
Description

Fertilizer discourages flowering; does not climb, branches forming a 2-ft. mound; prefers sandy, well-drained soil with low fertility; can be grown in baskets;

 

 

 

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Royal Ensign'
Tags:
#purple#white#yellow#annual#blue#white flowers#purple flowers#many colors#yellow flowers#blue flowers#Royal splendor
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Royal Ensign'
Tags:
#purple#white#yellow#annual#blue#white flowers#purple flowers#many colors#yellow flowers#blue flowers#Royal splendor
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Convolvulus
    Species:
    tricolor
    Family:
    Convolvulaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Europe and Northern Africa
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Gold/Yellow
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Funnel
    Flower Petals:
    fused petals
    Flower Description:
    Flowers vary in colors (including blue, white, yellow, and purple). Flowers have a few colors.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Elliptical
    Hairs Present:
    Yes
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Surface:
    Hairy (pubescent)
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Drought