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Ipomoea purpurea 'Carnevale di Venezia'

Family Name: Convolvulaceae
Full Sun Moderate Water Suitable for Hanging Baskets Ornamental Flowers Annual Climber, Vine and Liana


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Climber, Vine & Liana
Lifespan (in Singapore) Annual
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic


Native Habitat Terrestrial
Local Conservation Status Exotic (Horticultural / Cultivated Only)

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form An annual herbaceous climber, it has a twining growth form and can grow up to 2m in length. 
Foliage The leaves are cordate in shape. 
Stems The stems are slender and are pubescent. 
Flowers The flowers are white with blue or pink stripes running along the corolla lobes and oocur at the leaf axils in cymes. 
Cultivation It is best grown in moist and well drained soil under full sun. 

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils
Landscape Uses Parks & Gardens, Vertical Greenery / Green Wall, Trellis / Arbour / Pergola, Focal Plant, Hanging Basket

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water
Plant Growth Rate Fast

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower & Plant Sexuality 1 Bisexual Flowers
Flower Colour(s) Blue, Pink, White, Patterned
Flower Grouping Cluster / Inflorescence
Flower Location Axillary
Inflorescence Type Cyme

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Master ID 31780
Species ID 6180
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Species record last updated on: 04 August 2022.