Morning Glory Pearly Gates – Item #452


This vigorous and showy vine produces masses of cloud-white blossoms from midsummer until frost. Great for fences, arbors, and trellises. Also good for covering bare slopes and tree stumps when allowed to vine on the ground. Very drought tolerant. It won an All America Selections award in 1942.

Caution: We can NOT sell or ship this variety to Arkansas. Please do not order if your shipping address is in any of these states.

SKU: 00000148 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight 1.5 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/2″ (13mm)

Spacing: 1″ (3cm)

Sprouts In: 5-10 days

Thinning: 6-8″ (15-20cm)

Direct sow seeds in late spring in moist, well-drained soil when soil has warmed to 65°F. Grows best in a sunny location protected from wind. Start indoors six weeks before last spring frost. Tolerates poor soil and prefers drier conditions, but be sure to water during long, dry periods.

For best germination, soak seeds in water 24 hours before planting. Do not fertilize plants. Blossoms tend to appear later in the season.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Ipomoea tricolor

Height: 10-15′ (2.4-5m)

Bloom Period: late summer

Type: annual

Attributes: AAS winner