Moon Flower

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  • Blooming at night.

Moon Flower Seeds

Ipomoea alba
Fragrant white blooms are best enjoyed at dusk.
Art Pack, 25 seeds
Product ID# FL0127A

In stock.

Detailed Product Info

Gardening is not just a daylight activity and not your entire garden goes to sleep when you do. Night time is when many growers--and garden visitors--get to enjoy the fruits of horticultural labors. This evening glory blooms in time for your return home from work, sends out its scent for a summer dinner al-fresco, and glows in the moonlight to romance all nocturnal creatures-even night owls. Growing tip: enjoy showy blooms at all hours by letting morning glories intertwine with your Moon Flowers.

Quick Facts
Days to Germination 7 to 14
Days to Maturity 112
Planting Depth ½ inch
Spacing in Row 4 to 6 inches
Spacing Between Rows 24 to 36 inches
Height at Maturity 8 to 12 feet
Width at Maturity 12 to 24 inches
Growing Instructions

Direct sow after frost, but consider helping the hard-coated seeds to germinate, either by soaking for 24 hours or by nicking the seed coat with a nail file. Keep newly sown seeds moist. Likes full sun and moist, average soil. Provide a trellis or other support to allow vines to grow 8-12 feet tall.

About the Art and Artist

Artwork by Tona Wilson. Tona has painted many pictures of walls composed of a variety of objects, but never, so far, of things as appealing and beautiful as Moon Flowers and flying squirrels.