hawaiian blue eyes evolvulus care



Powered by Find a Plant Discover What's in Bloom Locate a Garden Feature Take a Tour: LONGWOOD GARDENS 1001 Longwood Road Kennett Square, PA 19348 Evolvulus 'Blue Daze' requires moisture, do not allow it to dry out. Category - Herbs, shrubs. Plant in ordinary, well-drained soil. Prefers a full sun to part shade position and a well drained soil. If planted in the ground as a bedding plant, it typically forms sprawling foliage mounds to 9-18” tall. Blue Daze is a trailing plant tolerant of heat and drought and is a true survivor that will grow equally well in the garden or a pot or basket. This is my favorite plant this summer.It is easy to grow and looks beautiful. The Garden wouldn't be the Garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers. Flowering Season - Summer. If you have one of those areas that just needs a bit of colour without too much effort, this is the guy for you. Prepare the garden by breaking up the existing soil (use a hoe, spade, or power tiller). Some plants prefer staying on the dry side, others like to be consistently moist. Evolvulus 'Hawaiian Blue Eyes' is no longer in the Longwood Gardens plant collection. The depiction of this plant is a snapshot of how it grows in our nursery. A tender perennial that is winter hardy to USDA Zones 9 to 11. It likes well-drained soil and hates having its feet wet for too long. Rotate the container and continue to tap, loosening the soil until the plant pulls smoothly from the pot. If plants are in a pack, gently squeeze the outside of the individual plant cell while tipping container to the side. Discover (and save!) Evolvulus glomeratus is a non-vining morning glory-like tender perennial with trailing stems that is native to Brazil. All pictures are contributed by our community. The perfect choice for beds and borders. Evolvulus Pilosus blue is also known as Blue Eyes or Blue Sapphire. In the St. Louis area, it is grown as an annual in hanging baskets and containers or in the ground as a bedding plant or ground cover. Allow soil to dry between thorough waterings. Tolerates poor soil, heat, and drought. 10,002 views. Starter plants are often available from local nurseries in cell packs in spring. Give plants an extra boost by adding a granulated starter fertilizer or a balanced all-purpose feed (for example fertilizers labeled 12-12-12). HEIGHT & WIDTH: 30 cm H x 1 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. Refer to the plant label to check a plant’s specific requirements. Their flowers are not very showy and any buds should be pinched off to keep the foliage looking its best. Require little water once established. Height - Up to 1 feet [30.480cm]. If the plant is in a pot, brace the base of the plant, tip it sideways and tap the outside of the pot to loosen. Pinching plants back stimulates dense, bushy new growth and encourages more flowers. Hanging baskets, containers, small area ground cover or trailing over stone walls. If treated as an annual, remove at the end of the growing season. low growing perennial groundcover w/ dark sky blue flowers. Buy Evolvulus pilosus (baby blue eyes) plants online, 10 x tubes $25, 6 x 90mm pots $36, ship to Qld, NSW, Vic Email Us: sales@antzplants.com.au Call Us: (07) 3807 3571 Green Acres Nursery and Supply - Roseville and Sac has uploaded 1770 photos to Flickr. Exceptions to this might be regions with a short growing season, shade plantings which tend to grow slower and fill in less quickly, or a need to fill an area with color quickly such as for a special event or if planning to entertain guests outdoors. Evolvulus glomeratus, or Dwarf Morning Glory, is a tender, non-vining, herbaceous perennial more often grown as an annual that is a member of the Convolvulaceae family. Clay soils hold moisture longer than sandy soils, so expect to water more frequently in sandy settings. Explore Green Acres Nursery and Supply - Roseville and Sac's photos on Flickr. Remove old flowers to keep plant looking healthy and prevent seed production that drains the plant’s energy at the expense of forming new flowers. your own Pins on Pinterest It has brilliant blue flowers over a carpet of fuzzy, oval-shaped green leaves. Repeat pinching of stems is encouraged to produce a bushy shrub and abundant flowering. Tolerates poor soil, heat, and drought. Mar 5, 2012 - This Pin was discovered by Kelly Lamb. Different plants have different water needs. If grown as a subshrub, trim lightly after flowering. Plant in ordinary, well-drained soil. Species - glomeratus. ‘Hawaiian Blue Eyes’ is a popular cultivar that features slightly bell-shaped, blue morning glories (to 1” diameter) that freely bloom throughout the growing season on stems clad with oblanceolate, hairy, silvery-green leaves (to 1” long). Jan 14, 2014 - Explore Green Acres Nursery and Supply - Roseville and Sac's photos on Flickr. Protect from frost. After that, depending on the weather and soil type, watering can be adjusted to every two or three days. Allow soil to dry between thorough waterings. Check the plant label for suggested spacing. It has simple leaves with a silvery tone and rounded bright blue flowers for a long period from summer to autumn. 'Blue My Mind' is a dwarf to a foot high and 2 feet wide. Grasping the plant at the top of the root ball, use your finger to lightly rake the roots apart. Suitable for areas with full sun. Superb for baskets, containers and window boxes. Vining annuals require vertical space to grow, so provide a trellis, fence, wall or other structure that allows the plant to grow freely and spread. Synonym - Evolvulus nuttallianus. Become a member of the exclusive club and join the gardening elite. Ideally water should only be applied to the root zone - an area roughly 6-12” (15-30cm) from the base of the plant, not the entire plant. These plants vary somewhat: Foliage may be … BLUE MY MIND® Evolvulus - PW - 4 1/2" Pot ... BLUE MY MIND® has an amazing deep, sky blue flower with a tiny star shaped eye. Origin / Native - North & western United States, Brazil, America. One of the quickest ways to kill evolvulus is to get it too wet. Maybe the word of Hawaiian was put in there to emphasize how it is blue like the Pacific Ocean. If plant doesn't loosen, continue pressing on the outside of the container while gently grasping the base of the plant and tugging carefully so as not to crush or break the stem until the plant is released. Evolvulus 'Blue Eyes' Evolvulus pilosus 'Blue Eyes' FROM: $26.99 $21.59 ... Care Advice. The soil covering the planting hole should be even with the surrounding soil, or up to one inch higher than the top of the root ball. Evolvulus glomeratus, Hawaiian Blue Eyes. Evolvulus [Cultivars] 'Hawaiian Blue Eyes' Scientific Name: Evolvulus L. (Convolvulaceae) [Cultivars] 'Hawaiian Blue Eyes' Nursery Availability Here we have a dwarf herbaceous perennial which flowers its head off. No known serious insect or disease problems. Prune plants freely to maintain the desired size and shape. Norman Winter. Light Requirement & Care - Full Sun, Part shade, Average water, Low maintenance, Easy to grow Become a care taker for Hawaiian Blue Eyes! Add organic matter such as manure, peat moss or garden compost until the soil is loose and easy to work. Firm the soil down around the plant by hand, tamping with the flat side of a small trowel, or even by pressing down on the soil by foot. Image of ground, basket, grown - 48764265 Apply a balanced liquid fertilizer monthly. Spread - Up to 3 feet [91.440cm]. Sometimes listed synonymous with E. pilosus, which adds considerable taxonomic confusion since E. pilosus is also sometimes listed as being synonymous with E. nuttallianus, a small-flowered native North American species that is winter hardy to USDA Zone 4.Genus name comes from the Latin word evolvo meaning to untwist or unravel as this convolvulus family genus does not twine.Specific epithet means clustered into more or less rounded heads.‘Hawaiian Blue Eyes’ is a popular cultivar that features slightly bell-shaped, blue morning glories (to 1” diameter) that freely bloom throughout the growing season on stems clad with oblanceolate, hairy, silvery-green leaves (to 1” long). Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Sep 12, 2019 7:45 PM. A soaker hose is a great investment for keeping plants healthy and reducing water lost through evaporation. 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