CONVOLVULUS Ensign Tricolor Mixture
Annual - One Season Plant - Height 12 to 14 inches
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Colorful, hardy compact, bedding plant. Also known as dwarf morning glory, this little grown annual blooms in bright colors over a long period. Don't overlook this plant for use in rock gardens, landscape accents, hanging baskets and edgings.
Special Directions for Short Season Climates
SOWING: Sow seed directly outdoors after all danger of frost has passed and weather has warmed. Can be started indoors 6 to 8 weeks before setting out in individual peat pots.
SPACING AND THINNING: Leave 10 to 12 inches between plants. Plants do not transplant well. . Harden off and carefully transplant peat pot started seedlings outdoors after weather has warmed.
GERMINATION: 7 to 14 days at 70 F. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.
Ed's Special Advice
Carefully nick the seed coat with a knife or file or soak overnight to hasten germination. Plants grow best in full sun in well drained soil. Do not fertilize or over-water. Does not spread like wild, vining morning glory.