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Blue My Mind® Morning Glory

Evolvulus 'USEVO1201'

 

 
Blue My Mind Morning Glory (Evolvulus 'USEVO1201') at GardenWorks

Blue My Mind® Morning Glory in bloom

Blue My Mind® Morning Glory in bloom

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Blue My Mind Morning Glory (Evolvulus 'USEVO1201') at GardenWorks

Blue My Mind® Morning Glory flowers

Blue My Mind® Morning Glory flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  12 inches

Spread:  24 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  8b

Other Names:  Dwarf Hybrid Morning Glory

Brand:  Proven Winners

Description:

This grayish-leafed variety produces dazzling true-blue flowers all season, without deadheading; heat and drought tolerant once established; a compact mounding and trailing habit great for containers, hanging baskets, and border fronts

Ornamental Features

Blue My Mind® Morning Glory is bathed in stunning clusters of sky blue cup-shaped flowers with white eyes at the ends of the stems from mid spring to mid fall. Its attractive oval leaves emerge silver in spring, turning grayish green in colour throughout the season.

Landscape Attributes

Blue My Mind® Morning Glory is an herbaceous perennial with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Blue My Mind® Morning Glory is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Rock/Alpine Gardens
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover
  • Container Planting
  • Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Blue My Mind® Morning Glory will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and tends to be biennial, meaning that it puts on vegetative growth the first year, flowers the second, and then dies. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil pH, but grows best in rich soils. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Blue My Mind® Morning Glory is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor containers and hanging baskets. Because of its spreading habit of growth, it is ideally suited for use as a 'spiller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination; plant it near the edges where it can spill gracefully over the pot. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Accent  Massing  Rock  Edging  Garden  Groundcover  Container  Basket 
Applications
Flowers  Foliage Color  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features


Disclaimer - This resource is provided for informational purposes only and does NOT reflect current availability. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact your favourite GardenWorks location directly for current availability. It does not include our entire inventory of plants, so be sure to visit GardenWorks to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.