Royal Ensign Convolvulus

$ 1.75

Royal Ensign has beautiful 3-inch true-blue flowers with a white throat make this a great addition to the border. Sometimes called dwarf morning glories, Convolvulus don't form true vines but do spread a couple of feet. A garden favorite since the 1700s. 

35 seeds



Convolvulus tricolor


Germination: 14-21 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 65-75ºF

Seed Planting Depth: Sow ⅛” deep, soaking seeds in water for a few hours aids in the germination

Starting Indoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-75 ºF soil temperatures. Transplant after the last frost date, 8-12” apart.

Sowing Outdoors:  Direct sow outdoors after the last frost date. Sow a few seeds every 8-12”.

Growth Habit: Low and spreading

Height and Width: 8-10” x 12”  

Spacing: 8-12” apart

Light Needs: Full sun, light shade

Soil Needs: Average, well-drained 

Approximate days to flower from seed: 80-90 days

Uses:  Flower beds and borders, containers and planters, and rock gardens 

Care: Easy to grow and low maintenance