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Heavenly Blue / Ukrasni slak

Ipomoea tricolor


Colour: Ciel Blue It is a species of morning glory. It is a herbaceous annual or perennial twining liana growing to 2-4 m tall. The leaves are spirally arranged, 3-7 cm long with a 1.5-6 cm long petiole. The flowers are trumpet-shaped, 4-9 cm diameter, most commonly blue with a white to golden yellow centre.


It is native to the New World tropics, and widely cultivated and naturalised elsewhere.


The seeds, vines, flowers, and leaves contain ergoline alkaloids, and have been used for centuries by many Mexican Native American cultures as an entheogen; they were known to the Aztecs as tlitliltzin, the Nahuatl word for "black" with a reverential suffix. In South America, the seeds are also known as badoh negro.

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injica 7 years ago

as I wrote.....

Ron Kushner
Ron Kushner 7 years ago

A mix of Heavenly Blue and Pearly Gates which are both Ipomoea tricolor.

alicelongmartin 8 years ago


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Zagreb, Croatia

Spotted on Sep 23, 2009
Submitted on Feb 24, 2012

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