Very large genus of more than 500 species, native to tropical and subtropical areas.
Latin name: Ipomoea indica
It comprises annual and perennial herbs, shrubs and trees. Some of the species are climbing plants.
They grow in full sun and warm climates. In colder climates they are used as annuals.
Typical species are easily propagated by seeds. Propagate cultivars by cuttings and layering.
Herbaceous climber with heart-shaped leaves and funnel-shaped purple flowers from spring to autumn.