Have planted other blue daze, this one is by far the prettiest and longest blooming. The low maintenance is fantastic. This was about the 20th of June. It was so beautiful, I took out the other plants that were in that dedicated space and just let it grow. The silvery green foliage compliments the deep blue flowers well. Dwarf Brazilian Morning Glory with its blue flower and ability to handle drought conditions makes it an excellent groundcover. (Dwarf Morning Glory) Have you ever seen such a beautiful blue? © 2020 Proven Winners North America LLC. Find out where you fall in the USDA Hardiness Zones database. I have a soft spot for blues, and this true blue color stays and plays all season long. The hotter the better for this drought, heat and humidity loving variety (once roots have been established) . If you click this link and make a purchase, we earn a commission at no additional cost to you. Proven Winners SUPPRW1267524 4-Pack Supertunia Bordeaux Live Plants, 4.25" Grande, Purple Flowers I'm in zone 8 and brought a couple of containers into my garage to winter over. Our Blue My Mind Dwarf Morning Glory has a mature growth of 6-12 inches tall and 1-2 feet wide, trailing up to 2 feet. Individual plants may spread 3′ feet wide. Beautiful blue flowers dotted with white centers and blue green foliage. Blue My Mind – a popular variety from Proven Winners. Use a slow release fertilizer, and keep plants well mulched with organic compost. They are backed up by yellow and red hibiscus plants. Maybe related to this, I've never had any reach the height in the product description. As with many plants, excessive watering and overcrowding can cause problems with root rot and fungal infections. Deadheading is unnecessary. It is a leggy plant and it flops over more than grows up. Phonetic Spelling ee-VOL-view-lus glaw-mer-AH-tuss Description. In my experience, if they get stressed to the point of a good wilting, they will survive. I wish I could post a pic to share! Root them in water and then transfer them to individual pots to keep indoors during the winter. This is one of the most beautiful plants I have ever grown. Also, it is not in full sun - it only gets morning sun. Evolvulus glomeratus, or Dwarf Morning Glory, is a tender, non-vining, herbaceous perennial more often grown as an annual that is a member of the Convolvulaceae family.It has brilliant blue flowers over a … We recommend spacing them 8-12 inches apart. According to the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER) website, Evolvulus glomeratus carries a very low risk of toxicity and has a score of zero toxicity on their scale. Bloom freely in beds/containers from early summer until frost. I can't wait to see it come into full bloom. Morning glory seeds are also readily available in nurseries as cell packs in the springtime. I thought I might have killed her but it stayed green and I cleaned it up about a month ago added some fertilizer and it has started blooming again and new leaves are popping up on all of it stems. What joy this garden has brought my Mom who is no longer able to get out to the yard. I wish this were a perennial in my zone (7b) 'cause I would have an entire bed devoted to this stunner as well as it's cousin, the blue daze. In areas experiencing cold winters, it grows as an annual. Be inspired with our Gardener's Idea Book and Winner's Circle® newsletter, North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum, Blue My Mind® - Dwarf Morning Glory - Evolvulus hybrid. I found these at my local Lowes. The Brazilian Dwarf Morning Glory or botanically Evolvulus glomeratus (ee-VOLV-yoo-lus glahm-er-AH-tus) is a member of the family Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) along with bindweed and the Dichondra plant. Several popular convolvulus family varieties include: It is also beautiful as a container plant and looks pretty cascading over hanging baskets. After trying many flowers and various combinations, this plant is the only one we now grow in them. This is one of my favorite plants for overall performance in containers. We had just removed overgrown shrubs from this spot, so with some new soil, manure, peat moss and turning of the bed we set out the plants according to Mom’s plot plan. $5.99. I was so surprised that this came back so strongly. However, all the flowers will pop off, and it will be a couple weeks until new ones grow back. We get these every year and will continue to do so. The specific epithet, glomeratus, means clustered into a round head as a reference to the way the flowers grow. Still looks lovely even though I have not been the best at keeping up with water during several dry spells. It also says the plants are drought resistant. It bears flowers and fruits and is used for various medicinal purposes, especially in the Goa territory in India. Blue My Mind loves hot weather, in fact, the hotter the better! Join now. The flower are small, delicate, and impossibly pretty. Reading the other reviews, I am definitely going to try to overwinter it here in zone 8b and add to my collection next year! Proven Winners Blue My Mind™ loves hot weather, in fact, the hotter the better! Phonetic Spelling ee-VOL-view-lus glaw-mer-AH-tuss Description. Also pairs well with the soft yellows of calibrachoa, such as yellow chiffon. A good dose of compost or slow release fertilizer will improve performance. I've been feeding it and it has been blooming constantly. To create an idea board, sign in or create an account. In all other USDA zones, it grows as an annual. i will be looking for them again next season. 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