Re: [gardeners] Morning Glories and frost

George Shirley (
Tue, 21 Oct 1997 18:14:34

At 06:37 PM 10/21/97 +0000, you wrote:
>Liz wrote:
>> Did you guys have anything that unexpectedly knocked your socks off 
>> this year?  Tell us about it!
>I grew a tie-dye morning glory that was nothing short of spectacular. The 
>foliage is variagated and the flowers are a deep, deep blue-violet with 
>streaks of white. Each flower is different. Huge blossoms. I'm hoping it 
>will re-seed like mad. 
>I've heard there is supposed to be a big resurgence in popularity of 
>morning glories, with intro. of several new Japanese varities. Am looking 
>forward to it. Here in Atlanta, they are a great follow up plant to sweet 
As you all probably know we don't grow morning glory, got enough problem
with the !@#$%^ bindweed. My surprise this year was to wake up one morning
and discover the bindweed had grown to cover my best Mayhaw tree. Took at
least an hour to get it down.