Flower NameMorning Glory
Formal NamePhabitis nil
AliasMorning Glory, 朝顔, 牽牛花
Morning glory , scientific name:Ipomoea nil, is an annual vine grass of the family Convolvulaceae of the genus Ipomoea native to tropical Asia. It is planted in a garden and potted flower or the school grounds in Japan.Leaves are green and have a cage shape and are attached to each other. In the early morning of the early summer, two divergent inflorescences like divergent shapes are stretched out and trumpet-like flowers bloom. The color of a flower of the progenitor was colored light blue, but a large number of garden varieties have been made now, and a color of a flower became abundant. Colors of a flower include blue and bluish violet, crimson and violet, red, pink, white. The ovarian carpel of the pistil is several pieces, or the fruit becoming after a flower is put together with it in capsule, and it is to dry fruit of one. "Ipomoea" of the genus name originates from "Ipo" (caterpillar) + "homoios" (similar) in Latin and means a state where it crawls up and entangles with a vine, "nil" Indigo color) meaning typical flower color of morning glory. Flower language is "bond of affection", it depends on firm tangle with vine.
Common name: morning glory, scientific name:Ipomoea nil, synonims:Phabitis nil, aka :asagao, origin: tropical Asia, living type: vine annual grass, Stem length (Director, Liana): 100-300 cm, open leaf: Trident type, leaf margin: entire, phyllotaxis: alternate, inflorescence: stagnation of Lysis = 2 out cymes (dichasium), rose: Tip cone-shaped, flower size: 5-20 cm, pistil: 3 carpel, number of stamens: 5 color: light blue, blue, blue-violet, purple, red, peach, white, Flowering period: June-October, fruit types: Saku fruit and seed color: black.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering placeGarden Pot flower
ColorRed, Pink, Blue, Violet, White
SeasonJun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height100 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 20