- Scientific name: Ipomea muricata, I .tricolor
- Place of origin: Tropical and subtropical America..
- Description: Half-hardy annual climber with purple funnel shaped flowers that last only a few hours in the morning. Some species are perennial.
- Grow best: In ordinary and normal soil, in full sunlight, with frequent but sparse watering. Propagation by seeds or cuttings.
- Use: Provides temporary covering for a wall while the more permanent plants are growing or for greenhouse borders.