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  Evolvulus glomeratus Nees & Mart.
  Family Name : Convolvulaceae

  Common Names : Blue Daze, Brazilian Dwarf Morning Glory

 
Blue Daze,Brazilian Dwarf Morning Glory
  • Record Info
    • Featured in '1001 Garden Plants in Singapore' Book (2ed) :
      True
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Shrub (Creeper), Herbaceous Plant
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
      Plant Shape :
      Shrubby
      Maximum Height :
      0.3 m
      Maximum Plant Spread / Crown Width :
      0.6 m to 0.9 m
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      South Tropical America
      Native Habitat :
      Terrestrial
      Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical
      Local Conservation Status :
      Exotic
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: It is a perennial, low spreading plant with trailing stems. 
      Foliage: Its leaves are lanceolate to elliptic, and mostly hairy.
      Flowers: Its flowers are vivid blue with white throats, plate to funnel-shaped.
      Cultivation :
      Evolvulus glomeratus tolerates a wide range of soils. Best grown in well-drained soils under full sun.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Flowers
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Well-Drained Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Parks & Gardens, Flowerbed / Border, Groundcover, Container Planting, Hanging Basket
      Thematic Landscaping :
      Naturalistic Garden
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
      Potential Problems :
      Susceptible to fungal problems during rainy season. Well-drained soil helps to prevent root rot.
      Propagation Method :
      Seed, Stem Cutting
  • Foliar
    • Foliage Retention :
      Evergreen
      Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
      Mature Foliage Texture(s) :
      Velvety / Furry / Tomentose
      Prominent Young Flush Colour(s) :
      Green
      Foliar Type :
      Simple / Unifoliate
      Foliar Arrangement Along Stem :
      Alternate
      Foliar Shape(s) :
      Non-Palm Foliage
      Leaf Area Index (LAI) * for Green Plot Ratio :
      4.5 (Shrub & Groundcover - Dicot)
  • Non-Foliar & Storage
    • Stem Type & Modification :
      Herbaceous
      Root Type :
      Underground (Fibrous Root)
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower & Plant Sexuality :
      Bisexual Flowers
      Flower Colour(s) :
      Blue
      Flower Grouping :
      Solitary
      Flower Symmetry :
      Radial
      Flower Lifespan On Plant :
      1 Day
      Flowering Habit :
      Polycarpic

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