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Why are my morning glory flowers closing so early?

That's why they are called morning glories. That will happen any day that is warm/sunny. If it's overcast all day, and especially if it's cool, the blooms may remain open throughout the day, but if ...
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Can I grow a climbing plant as a trailing plant?

You can allow 'climbers' to trail by not providing support, but Wisteria is a poor choice - the flowers are formed as dangling racemes, so they wouldn't look great flat on the ground in contact with ...
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Help identifying strange succulent (?) found growing near morning glories

If you have a magnolia tree nearby, then I think you're looking at one of its seedpods that has fallen or been carried by animals to your morning glory.
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Why are my morning glory flowers closing so early?

Morning Glory plants are very sensitive barometers. For the flower to bloom, their internal hydrostatic pressure must exceed the surrounding atmospheric pressure. These plants are pressurized by the ...
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What is attacking my morning glories and how do I get rid of it?

You have wooly aphids, a kind of aphids that grow a waxy, fluffy, wooly protective “fur”. The crawling insects might be adults, but without pictures, a definitive id is nearly impossible. Treatment ...
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What is happening to the leaves of my Ipomoea (Morning glory)?

I have similar problem with my chili plant. Its seems like a fungus problem in the soil if other leaves are also getting the spots. Change the soil entirely and check for root roth.
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Brown spots and yellow leaves on morning glory

Morning glories love sun and even high temperatures shouldn't cause the damage shown. Have you added new soil or compost to the planter? Any slow release fertilizers? How regularly have you watered ...
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Ipomoea / Morning Glory leaves "engraved" with whitish, silvery patches

I started watering even more and it fixed it :)
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Will Moonflower and Morning Glory interbreed?

Haven't found records of that hybrid, just that crossbreeding has been done between Ipomoea nil and Ipomoea purpurea. http://mg.biology.kyushu-u.ac.jp/Yoneda_DB/E/species/hybrids.html
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Slip left in water to take root for too long

Look carefully at the join of the one leaf stalk and the stem. If there is a sign of growth in there then you may be in luck. With your rooted leaf in a moist planting compost, trim off what is ...
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Why are morning glory leaves becoming transparent?

I don't know about in morning glory, but in tomatoes, purple and sort-of-transparent (I'd say translucent, rather) leaves tend to mean sulfur-deficiency. That's a possibility here. Purple leaves can ...
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Why are morning glory leaves becoming transparent?

I guess this is what you perceive as "transparent", and the damage is caused by leaf miners. If the leaves has large areas with holes, then it is more likely a snail attack. If it is more ...
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Can I save these morning glories?

The close-up picture shows an obvious basal stem rot. As I cannot examine it through the screen as good as by physically holding it, I advise you to check the "brown portion" close to soil ...
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Tiny black spots on blue morning glory plant

This looks like thrip to me. The indications are long thin looping trails where the larvae are eating inside the leaf and small black spots of "frass" or poop. Adult thrip can often be seen ...
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Will Moonflower and Morning Glory interbreed?

Yes all types will crossbreed and the out come is basically a colorful moonflower with lovely markings like splatter, striping,and even color on very edges and they stay open all day!!
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Crinkled new leaves on healthy flowering ipomoea/ Morning Glory. virus?

Ipomoea and virus Ipomoea leaf with viral infection This looks like a viral infection. Not insect at all. "Sweet Potato Latent Virus". Insects may have been the vector. There are quite a few ...
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Why are my morning glories stunted/deformed?

Had a bit of trouble working out what your container looks like, but you seem to be saying its five feet long, by 9 inches wide with a depth of 7 inches from top to bottom. Jury's still out on whether ...
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Why aren't my morning glories sprouting this year?

I've always let my morning glories reseed. For years, they come back just as beautiful as the year before. I'd just give it some more time for the warmer weather to stick around
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