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Color Crazy Challenge ~ Pretty Purple Morning Glory

Morning glory flower vines are a staple in my garden year after year. In colder climates like mine they are annual during the summer months and need to be planted each spring. In warmer climates they are perennials. Morning glory vines produce gorgeous flowers in brilliant hues like purples, blues and pinks.They are a joy to watch and  add beauty to the landscape.

Not only are morning glory flowers beautiful they also have a rich history in healing, culinary uses and manufacture.The plant has long been valued in China for its medicinal properties. In ancient mesoamerican civilations, it was used to convert latex from the Panama rubber tree. The sulfur in the morning glory juice was also used to vulcanize rubber.

  • Do you know that there are 1,000 species of morning glory?

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  • The seeds of many morning glory species have psychedelic properties

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