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Convolvulus sabatius ~ Ground Morning Glory (syn. Convolvulus mauritanicus)

Convolvulus sabatius is native to rocky slopes near the coasts in North Africa and Italy. The Ground Morning Glory grows 8" to a foot tall and spreads up to 3 feet. Convolvulus sabatius will tolerate harsh garden conditions once established. The Ground Morning Glory will grow in full sun to light shade near the coast but prefers more shaded conditions when planted in inland gardens. Convolvulus sabatius requires either very well drained soils or a drying out period between irrigation cycles. The Ground Morning Glory will not tolerate soggy conditions. Convolvulus sabatius produces these 1.5" blooms Spring through Fall and all year long in mild Winter gardens. Plants are hardy to the mid to high teens.

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Convolvulus sabatius, Ground Morning Glory