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Yellow Morning Glory
Scientific Name: Merremia aurea (Kellogg) O'Donell
Family: Convolvulaceae
Yellow Morning Glory (Merremia  aurea) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 12-24
USDA: 9-11

Frost Tolerance: Top growth is hardy to 26F (-3C)

Heat Tolerance: Good

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico (Baja California Sur)

Growth Habits: Twining vine, up to 15 feet long (4.5 m)

Watering Needs: Moderate water, somewhat drought resistant

Propagation: Seeds in spring

The genus Merremia is very close to the the more common genus Ipomea (Morning Glory). The plant has a tuber, and will grow back if the top is destroyed.

Blooming Habits:
The 2 to 4 inches in diameter (5-10 cm) bright yellow flowers come in summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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