Jacquemontia pentanthos

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M Farooq
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Jacquemontia pentanthos

Post by M Farooq » July 4th, 2013, 11:10 am

Botanical Name Jacquemontia pentanthos
Family Convolvulaceae
Genus
Specie
Local Name in Urdu Does not exist
Common Name Small flower morning glory
Life Cycle Blooms all year long
Cultivar Name NA
Category(Bush/Vine/Tree) Woody vine
Height 4-5 feet
Spacing Usually grown a solitary vine
Flowering Months Mainly in summer, blooms all year
Flower Color Light blue
Growing Areas Tropical, relatively common in Karachi
Frost Tender Yes
Exposure Full sun
Soil pH No special issues known
Propagation Air layering
Uses Ornamental
Other Details If you wish to decorate your entrance gates, this vine is among the best choice. The vine is covered with sky blue flowers in the morning which look very pleasant in early morning. The vine will also cover close by trees. The flowers, like all morning glories, close in the evening. The flowers are not fragrant. The woody vine is definitely worth adding to all gardens. No specific pests known. Requires moist soil all the time.
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Re: Jacquemontia pentanthos

Post by Ifrah » December 14th, 2013, 4:24 pm

How can I ask for this from nursery??
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Re: Jacquemontia pentanthos

Post by khabbab » December 14th, 2013, 5:13 pm

Try kalma chowk nurseries, i have seen it there. Ask them about jackomentia.
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Re: Jacquemontia pentanthos

Post by Ifrah » December 14th, 2013, 8:35 pm

Jazak Allahu khayr Sir!! :)
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