tropical white morning-glory
Flower Nametropical white morning-glory
Formal NameIpomoea alba
Alias夜顔, tropical white morning-glory, yorugao
Tropical white morning-glory (scientific name: Ipomoea alba) is a viney perennial plant of the genus Ipomoea, of the family Convolvulaceae native to tropical America. It is a flower that blooms from summer to mid-autumn, from evening to next morning. It is white at the beginning of the flower bloom, and it becomes pink at the end of bloom.
Generic name: Tropical white morning-glory, Scientific name: Ipomoea alba, aka: Yorugao(Japanese), Ipomoea alba, Place of origin: Tropical America, height: 5-30 cm, leaf shape: grueling shape, leaf order: alternate, leaf margin: all edges, flower shape: funnel shape, flower color: white (beginning of blooming) → red Diameter: 5 - 15 cm, flowering period: July - October. Flower color: White (beginning of bloom) → Red (blooming finish), Flower diameter: 5 to 15 cm, flowering period: July to October, Fruiting period: September to November.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
SeasonJul Aug Sep Oct
Height5 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 15