Plant Care Purple Morning Glory
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Purple Morning Glory

Also known as

Common morningglory, Common morningglory, Common morning glory, Common morning-glory, Tall morning-glory, Purple morning glory and Morning glory

Taxonomy

Ipomoea purpurea
Ipomoea
Convolvulaceae
Solanales

How to care for Purple Morning Glory

Water

How often to water your Purple Morning Glory

Water needs for Purple Morning Glory
0.5 cups
every 9

Purple Morning Glory needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Purple Morning Glory

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Common morningglory in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Purple Morning Glory: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Purple Morning Glory love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Purple Morning Glory does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Purple Morning Glory in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Purple Morning Glory

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Purple Morning Glory: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Purple Morning Glory after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Purple Morning Glory is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Purple Morning Glory

Purple Morning Glory

Purple Morning Glory


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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