Enjoy moonflower's evening performance and heady fragrance by training it on a porch column, or a trellis under a window. This Florida native has magnificent flowers that unfold within 2 to 3 minutes, an event worth inviting guests! Caution: All parts of this plant are toxic if ingested.
We cannot ship this variety to Arkansas as per state regulations. Please do not order if your shipping address is in these states.
Botanical Name: Ipomoea alba
Native: Mexico, Southeast U.S.
Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 10 and warmer; otherwise grown as an annual.
Plant Dimensions: 10'–20' vine
Variety Information: 5"–6", trumpet-shaped, white flowers.
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Summer to first frost
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperatures are warm.
When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date. Roots sensitive to disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots that can be directly planted in the garden.
Days to Emerge: 10 – 20 days
Seed Depth: ½"
Seed Spacing: A group of of 4 seeds every 6" – 12"
Thinning: When 2" tall thin to 1 every 6" – 12"
Special Care: Nick seeds or soak them in water for 24 hours before sowing.