Ipomoea cordatotriloba var. cordatotriloba
Tievine, Sharp-pod Morning Glory, Purple Bindweed, Tie Vine
Convolvulaceae (Morning-Glory Family)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn
This funnel-shaped flower
is orchid with a deep purple center, 1–1 1/2 inches across and about the same length. The flower
has obvious lines that divide it into 5 sections, and within each of these sections is a lighter purple triangle, the 5 forming a star within the flower. It has 2 kinds of leaves: one divided into 3 sections, the other undivided; and the leaf stems are as long as the leaves. This attractive morning glory has trailing stems that grow to 15 feet long or more (Loughmiller and Loughmiller).
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Vine Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
, TX Native Habitat:
Various soils, disturbed ground. throughout Texas except for the Panhandle and far west.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Conditions Comments: Rampant and agressive grower that can be troublesome in a garden setting.
BenefitFragrant Flowers: yes
Deer Resistant: High