Blue Morning Glory

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Common  name:

Blue Dawn Flower, Ocean blue morning-glory, Blue morning-glory

Botanical name:

Ipomoea indica    Family: Convolvulaceae (Morning glory family)
Synonyms: Ipomoea learii, Ipomoea congesta, Convolvulus indicus

Description:

Ipomoea indica (Blue Morning Glory) is a vigorous tender perennial vine native to tropical habitats throughout the world.

Blue Dawn Flower is a morning glory vine with a striking purple-blue color flowers. Origin of the plant is uncertain. It has classed as noxious weed and invasive species in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, California and Portugal. It can grow as a separate plant if snapped during attempted removal process. In Bangladesh also it found thorough out country. It does not tolerate temperature below 7 °C (45 °F).

The flowers open in the morning and fade to magenta in the evening. Blue Dawn Flower is a perennial with heart-shaped or 3-lobed leaves and with flowers produced daily from a dense clustered inflorescense. It has been described as troublesome if left unchecked. But it is delight when in flower. This plant can produce hundreds a fragile flowers everyday and since it works on a 24 hour cycle it can leave a messy carpet below. The flowers are dark blue in the morning to purple/magenta at noon and pink in the evening. The next night they will curl fuchsia-shaped and fall to the ground the next day or two.

Photo:

Capt.Kawsar Mostafa

Ref:

Wikipedia.com

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