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Evolvulus 'Blue My Mind'

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ee-VALV-yoo-lus
Description

Blue My Mind is a dwarf cultivar of morning glory. The true blue flowers and fuzzy, silvery-green foliage are very heat tolerant, making it a great addition to southern gardens,  No dead-heading required to keep it blooming all summer. Blooms will close in the afternoon. The plant grows to1 foot tall and trails up to 2 feet. In NC it is grown as an annual.

Plant in average garden soils with average moisture. Once established it can tolerate some drought. Use as a ground cover or in containers and hanging baskets in full sun. 

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Tags:
#drought tolerant#container plant#easy to grow#blue flowers#low maintenance#hanging baskets#soft leaves#long bloom time#groundcover
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#drought tolerant#container plant#easy to grow#blue flowers#low maintenance#hanging baskets#soft leaves#long bloom time#groundcover
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Evolvulus
    Family:
    Convolvulaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Perennial
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Habit/Form:
    Cascading
    Mounding
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    9b, 9a, 10b, 10a, 11b, 11a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Long Bloom Season
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Funnel
    Flower Petals:
    fused petals
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    1/2-3/4 inch funnel-shaped blue flowers with fused petals all summer long.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Soft
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Hairs Present:
    Yes
    Leaf Description:
    Fuzzysilver-green leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Hanging Baskets
    Patio
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Butterflies