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Other common names
blue rock bindweed
Convolvulus mauritanicus Convolvulus sabatius subsp. mauritanicus
Convolvulus can be annuals, perennials or shrubs, erect or scrambling, with simple or palmately divided leaves and solitary or clustered, open funnel-shaped flowers
C. sabatius is a trailing, woody-based perennial forming a mat to 20cm in height, with small, oval leaves and widely funnel-shaped, purplish-blue flowers 2cm in width
Italy, N Africa
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Best grown in a gritty, well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny position; alternatively grow in a container or raised bed
Propagate by seed or softwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Trim as required
Pests Can get glasshouse red spider mite
Generally disease free
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