Japanese Blue Morning Glory Ipomoea Hederacea Seeds
Packet of 25+ home grown seeds!
I originally got this fella from Japan and it is a very common ornamental vine over there.
There are many forms and hybrids available but this is the original less domesticated form.
Unlike most other Ipomoea hederacea available it lacks the Ivy shaped leaves and instead has Heart shaped leaves.
It also produces much more flower and less leaf growth and in my experience it’s heaps less aggressive too.
I used to grow the ivy leaved form too but for me it was an easy decision to cull them out and grow this fella instead.
Masses of medium sized blue flowers with a light star shaped centre followed by a large and very ornamental seed pod.
If you don’t want it to self-seed just pull off the pods while still green and chuck them underneath the plant as mulch. They won’t grow unless fully ripe and dry.
It contains various alkaloids including lysergol, chanoclavine, penniclavine, iso-penni- clavine and elymoclavine as well as glycoside and aglacoside and in India it is used as a medicinal in traditional Ayurvedic medicine.
There the seeds are crushed and applied externally for the treatment of fungal skin diseases like ringworm, fever, and even headache.
They are also used internally to cause vomiting and treatment of parasitic worm infestation.
I have never done any of that and don’t recommend it.
For me this is just another amazing Ipomoea species that I grow and sell to you guys as an ornamental flowering vine.
It is commonly known as the following common names include ganari beeja, gowri beeja, habbunnel, jharmaric, jigiri vidai, jiriki, kakkatan, kakkattan, kaladana, kala dana, heart leaf morning glory, kala dana, kaladana, kaladana, kaladana, kala dana, kalanjani, kolli , kolli beeja, kollivittulu, kotikkakkattan, krishnabijah, blue morning glory flower, morning glory, neelkalmi, neelpushpi, pharbitis seed, sirikki, taliyari, and white-edge morning glory.
Grown by me and the Mrs organically, no chems, no nasties, no problems!!!