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Ipomoea imperati

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
eye-poh-MEE-ah im-per-AH-tee
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Beach Morning-glory is a perennial vine in the morning glory family.  It is native to the coastlines of tropical and subtropical areas across the globe.  It is found along sandy beaches and dunes.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#hummingbirds#coastal areas#pollinator plant#food source fall#food source nectar#bird friendly#food source hard mast fruit#butterfly friendly#FACU Piedmont Mountains#FACU Coastal#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses#audubon
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#hummingbirds#coastal areas#pollinator plant#food source fall#food source nectar#bird friendly#food source hard mast fruit#butterfly friendly#FACU Piedmont Mountains#FACU Coastal#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses#audubon
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Ipomoea
    Species:
    imperati
    Family:
    Convolvulaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Tropical and Subtropical coastlines
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Vine
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Occasionally Dry
    NC Region:
    Coastal
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Fruit Description:
    Displays from September to November
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Flower Description:
    Blooms from August to October.
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Coastal
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Pollinators
    Songbirds
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Vomiting, large amounts of seeds may cause hallucinations
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Indole alkaloids (Lysergic acid, lysergamide, elymoclavine and chanoclavine)
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No