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mchuamchua Posts: 13
Hi, does anyone know what this is called?

Thanks

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 72,031
    Looks like Ipoemea purpurea… Morning Glory
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  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,071
    edited 14 September
    It's an Ipomea (common name Morning Glory.)  Looks like it might be from seeds of Ipomea 'Black Knight'

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  • mchuamchua Posts: 13
    Thank you 🙏 
  • If you can collect seeds and sow them next year to continue the flowering season.
    Keep the seeds in a dry place (old envelope) and sow them either indoors to plant out or directly sow when the weather is frost free (May?).
    This is what we do and we have had a fabulous flowering display and I will be collecting seeds again.
    Ones that I don't collect though don't appear to germinate the next year in the same area.
  • JennyJJennyJ DoncasterPosts: 4,435
    It's an Ipomea (common name Morning Glory.)  Looks like it might be from seeds of Ipomea 'Black Knight'


    The variety "Grandpa Ott" is similar as well. Mine self-sowed from last year.
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 39,649
    I grow Blk. Knight and I'd say they're much darker than the photo, but purples can be variable in photos.
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


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