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Morning Glory Morning Varieties: 15 Stunning Types for Your Garden

Vivid Blue Morning Glory

Are you ready to turn your garden into a colorful paradise? Morning Glory flowers, native to Mexico and Central America, offer a dazzling array of choices to brighten your yard. These fast-growing annual vines are easy to cultivate and come in a stunning variety of colors and shapes. This guide will introduce you to 15 enchanting types of Morning Glory flowers that will transform your garden into a visual delight.

Beach Morning Glory (Ipomoea pes-caprae)

Beach Morning Glory

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Beach Morning Glory, with its delicate light pink blooms adorned with dark pink lines and a pristine white center, brings a touch of coastal charm to your garden. It forms a small thicket on the ground, spreading gracefully over 3-4 feet of sandy soil. Ideal for those looking to create a beachy oasis in their coastal gardens, it’s a threshing addition that captures the essence of the seashore.

Blue Morning Glory (Ipomoea indica)

Blue Morning Glory

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Blue Morning Glory is a delightful surprise with its radiant blue morning blossoms that gradually transform into soft pink as the day unfolds. This variety thrives in well-draining soil and revels in the full sun’s sense. Its color-changing magic is a captivating sight that will brighten your garden throughout the day.

Cardinal Climber (Ipomoea quamoclit)

Cardinal Climber

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Cardinal Climber is a true showstopper in the garden. Its scarlet-hued flowers act as hummingbird vines, enchanting pollinators throughout the summer and late fall. Its vibrant blooms and the lively visitors it attracts make it an irresistible addition to any garden, promising a season filled with natural wonders.

Common Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea)

Common Morning Glory

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The Common Morning Glory is a classic choice that always goes in style. With a diverse palette of pink, magenta, red, blue, or white flowers, it offers a timeless elegance. When given proper guidance and support, it can climb to majestic heights of 8-10 feet, creating a colorful spectacle that will take your garden to new heights.

Crimson Rambler (Ipomoea purpurea’ Rambler’)

Crimson Rambler

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The Crimson Rambler is the perfect choice for a touch of vintage charm. Its heirloom status is evident in its burgundy-rose petals with a pristine white throat. This low-maintenance variety thrives in filtered light, making it an easy-to-care-for addition that exudes classic beauty.

Flying Saucers (Ipomoea tricolor ‘Flying Saucers’)

Flying Saucers

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The Flying Saucers Morning Glory lives up to its name with tri colored blooms featuring white, blue, and purple streaks. This mesmerizing display not only pleases the eye but also attracts bees and butterflies, making it a hub of activity in your garden. It thrives in both full sun and partial shade, ensuring its enchanting beauty shines all day.

Heavenly Blue (Ipomoea tricolor)

Heavenly Blue

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Heavenly Blue is a celestial wonder with azure blue flowers and white or yellow centers. These charming blossoms not only add visual appeal but also entice pollinators to your garden. Plant it along a fence, and watch as your garden becomes a heavenly haven for humans and wildlife.

Ivy Morning Glory (Ipomoea nil ‘Ivy’)

Ivy Morning Glory

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Ivy Morning Glory is a delicate beauty, boasting lavender-white blossoms with sunny yellow centers. Its ability to thrive in various soil types and full sun makes it an attractive choice for gardeners looking for an easy-to-grow yet enchanting addition to their outdoor haven.

Japanese Morning Glory (Ipomoea nil)

Japanese Morning Glory

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Hailing from Bavaria, Germany, the Japanese Morning Glory captivates with its royal purple trumpet-shaped blooms. When trained as a vine, it can reach impressive heights, making it a regal addition to your garden that stands tall in its beauty.

Kniola’s Black (Ipomoea purpurea ‘Kniola’s Black’)

Kniola’s Black

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For those who appreciate dark blossoms’ allure, Kniola’Kniola’sis is a captivating choice. Its deep blue petals contrast beautifully with a pristine white throat, creating a mesmerizing visual contrast in your garden—a must-have for anyone looking to add a touch of mystery and sophistication to their outdoor space.

Milky Way (Ipomoea purpurea ‘Milky way’)

Milky Way

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Milky Way Morning Glory is a celestial delight with its delicate white petals with five carmine streaks. To bring out its best, ensure it receives plenty of dappled light, creating a stellar display in your garden that’s that scent of a starry night.

Minibar Rose (Ipomoea nil ‘Minibar Rose’)

Minibar Rose

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Minibar Rose is a charming variety with rose-crimson petals, a pristine white throat, and a star-shaped center. This beauty is a beautiful choice for a patio pot plant, adding a touch of elegance to your outdoor space. Its lovely blooms are sure to steal the spotlight.

Moonflower (Ipomoea alba)


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Moonflower, a unique night-blooming variety, unveils bright white flowers that close in the morning when the sun’s rays touch them. This element of surprise adds a sense of enchantment to your garden, creating a captivating space that transforms with the cycle of the day.

Ololiuqui (Turbina corymbosa)

Turbina corymbosa

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Turbina corymbosa, or Ololiuqui, is a flowering vine native to Mexico and Central and South America. Like Rivea corymbosa, Turbina corymbosa seeds have historically been used in indigenous cultures for their psychoactive properties. These seeds contain natural compounds utilized for shamanic and spiritual purposes.

Red Morning Glory

Red Morning Glory

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Red Morning Glory is a beautiful flowering vine known for its striking red trumpet-shaped flowers. These vibrant blossoms open in the morning sunlight and add color to gardens and landscapes. Red Morning Glory plants are often grown for their ornamental value and can be found climbing fences, trellises, or arbors.


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