Morning Glories with variegated leaves?

bill_ri_z6b(Zone 6B)August 15, 2011

Does anyone know of a morning glory that has some variegation in the leaves, as well as some of the leaves taking on a sort of three-lobed shape (reminiscent of sweet potato vine or similar)? I saw these on many fences when I was in Capri, Italy, but have not seen them online or in any seed catalogs. The flowers are purplish blue and about the size of the familiar "Heavenly Blue".

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diggingthedirt

Sounds lovely - I googled variegated morning glory and found some, mainly Japanese, but not quite as you described; not blue and/or not tall. Maybe the vine forum?

    Bookmark   August 16, 2011 at 6:52PM
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bill_ri_z6b(Zone 6B)

DTD, that's a good suggestion. I think I'll post it there. Thanks.

    Bookmark   August 17, 2011 at 3:45AM
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prairiemoon2 z6 MA

I tried a lot of morning glory from seed a few years ago and I did have one that had variegated leaves. Wish I could remember the name of it. I know there are a few people on the winter sowing forum who collect morning glory seed and I'll bet you would get a response to your question there.

    Bookmark   August 18, 2011 at 7:41PM
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