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Blue Morning Glory

Ipomoea indica


Member of Convolvulaceae family. Not endemic to Crete but naturalised after escape of plants grown as ornamentals. Beautiful vivid electric blue colour in fresh young flowers, fading to a purple or magenta colour later. Vigorous climbing perennial.


In Crete, it is usually close to cultivation/gardens. This specimen was by the roadside, inbetween the Orthodox Monastery of Kolymbari and the Orthodox Academy of Crete, just a few metres above sea-level.

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James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Nice shot Rhona welcome to PN

ChristosMaroulis 6 years ago

Nice!! Welcome!! :-)

Welcome on Project....!!!! We hope to see more of your wonderful spottings!!!

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Κρήτη, Greece

Spotted on May 27, 2012
Submitted on Sep 27, 2014

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