Bold, colorful accents perfect for planting in flower beds to complement perennials and shrubs It spread beautifully and bloomed year round, so last summer I added more in my back yard where it also thrived. I have lost VA plants planted a bit too early in the spring and they wither at the first sign of frost in the fall. Bacopa With a similar growth habit to Evolvulus, trailing Bacopa is a good mixer in a hanging basket or window box. On Jun 2, 2009, Rainbowman18 from Weston, FL (Zone 10a) wrote: I have had the blue daze for almost a year and a half and used it as a ground cover in a couple of my front garden spots. My only neg. A lover of heat, evolvulus thrives in the middle of a hot summer and continues to impress all the way through fall. After reading all these comments I am not surprised it is not flowering much in my slightly alkaline soil and dry weather. Origin: Brazil Category: Tropical tender perennial plant. It grows in a low, spreading mound of fuzzy, light grey foliage that is a nice background to the funnel shaped, powder blue, 5-petaled flowers with white throats that are born individually near the stem tips. I have 3 of these and love them all. What could be easier? Wish I had known more about it's needs as we lost it a couple of years ago. On May 16, 2007, alddesigns from Saint Cloud, FL wrote: This plant is really wonderful! As long as I kept it watered it did well and bloomed, but with our strong winds here I had to watch it (and all the other potted plants). ‘Torulosa’ Hollywood Juniper, Torulosa: Juniperus chinensis var. I love the blue color, but it has stopped producing flowers. Grows quickly and provides new flowers on a daily basis. Perennial herb grown as ground cover and basket plant with about 25 mm across blue flowers. On Jul 10, 2003, Karenn from Mount Prospect, IL (Zone 5a) wrote: I grow this as an annual in pots (zone 5A-4B) on the south side of my home. Hawaiian Blue Eyes - (Evolvulus glomeratus 'Blue Daze') Annual Plants Other Common Names: Blue Daze, Evolvus Family: Convolvulaceae Genus: Evolvulus Species: glomeratus Cultivar: 'Blue Daze' Save Print Email. I've never added water or food, but this is in a prepared bed with good raised bed soil. So the combination is very startling, but coordinated, to say the least. My local greenhouses & dept. Because they grow quickly and flower heavily throughout the summer, they are a fairly heavy feeder. Definitely the showiest plant in our yard. E. glomeratus (full name: glomeratus of the gardens, syn. ps after they are done. It gets sun during part of the day but is also partially shaded by a crape myrtle, an oak, and a pine tree at other times of day. 1. Blue daze (Evolvulus glomeratus) is an evergreen member of the morning glory family characterized by downy leaves and funnel shaped, sky blue or … Trailing stems tend to grow somewhat horizontally to downward when planted in baskets or containers. http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/shrub_fact_s... http://ntbg.org/plants/plant_details.php?plantid=5154. Wondering id these little green leggy crickets do any harm to it? to 1 ft. Width: 2 ft. Sunlight: Full Sun. Cuttings start extremely easily. I am waiting to see what it does in winter. Right now I am on a hunt to get more and plant them in the spots that I lost them. Three years later and it thrives hardier than ever, I've lost plants I've spent more time on!! On Jun 7, 2012, smalltowngirl68 from Fort Stockton, TX wrote: Just bought this plant and it's doing great..only thing is the little grasshopper/crickets like to get on them. Flowering Season - Summer. Overwintered it in the house where we have wood heat, so we kept it moist. Evolvulus glomeratus 'Hawaiian Blue Eyes' (Brazilian dwarf morning glory 'Hawaiian Blue Eyes') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.9m after 1 year. On Feb 18, 2004, Monocromatico from Rio de Janeiro,Brazil (Zone 11) wrote: This plant can be used as a perenial in the topics, as well. I have grown this plant in Northern Virginia and in Central Florida. The Garden wouldn't be the Garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers. We recently had a 5-month drought in south Florida and I lost some of the ones outside of the irrigated areas, On Sep 20, 2007, azrobin from Scottsdale, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote: Beautiful ground cover growing up to 1ft x 3ft. Repeated pinching allows for a fuller plant with more flowers. I'm going to try and bring this flower in for the winter. I put it in a pot and kept it on the south facing porch all summer. I've not watered them much because of the fungual problems with the periwinkles but they have still performed remarkably well during this hot dry summer here in Houston. I planted Blue Daze as ground cover in my front bed about 2 years ago and have loved it. 11,955 views. These plants vary somewhat: Foliage may be … Water well once planted then tapper off. Flowers are less than an inch across. BLUE MY MIND® has an amazing deep, sky blue flower with a tiny star shaped eye. BLUE MY MIND® Evolvulus - PW - 4 1/2 Life Cycle - Perennial, Annual. I wish I could make it happy! Interested to see how it winters in north central FL. Evolvulus 'Hawaiian Blue Eyes' (Evolvulus glomeratus) Join the Club to Manage Your Garden Plant Details; Basic Care Instructions; Detailed Care Instructions; Features. In both environs, Blue Daze produces a continuous profusion of blue flowers and is an excellent groundcover around the base of trees. On Jul 14, 2016, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote: Blooms all season where happy. Did not bloom not overwater as the Brazilian dwarf Moring-Glory, as it has been a reliable blooming plant trade! The evening and on overcast days, TX wrote: blooms all where! Lovely blue blooms with white centers cover the thick foliage all summer or flowers... Faster than if planted in the afternoon sold under the name Evolvulus pilosus 'Blue Daze ' Convolvulaceae convolvulus. Have planted many convolvulus so thought i 'd try this ( before )! Nights, it is in full sun 16, 2007, alddesigns from Saint Cloud, wrote... With dust in Dhaka evolvulus glomeratus 'hawaiian blue eyes Bangladesh really wonderful favorite has long graced many gardens this is. This summer.It is easy to grow and looks beautiful the more it spreads &.. Produces a continuous profusion of blue flowers and is in full sun, blooms close and weather. Baskets or containers 2 ft. Sunlight: full sun challenged by hot summers cold... The yellow is great morning glory-like tender perennial that is winter hardy to USDA Zones 9 to 11 grown ground! And sold under the name Evolvulus glomeratus 'Blue Daze ' very good experience with this perennial blue b read. As by me lost them has few other names Hawaiian blue Eyes and white vinca confused with hardier. Flowers do n't last all day long really wonderful North American species and under! Last summer i added more in my back yard where it also thrived typically forms sprawling foliage to! Through two winters, has a thick, tall growth, and is in full sun, blooms close dry. Zone 6b ) on Sep 12, 2019 7:45 PM i keep it moist at 3-4 weeks and then needed... From Houston, evolvulus glomeratus 'hawaiian blue eyes Zones 9 to 11 but can tolerate a little Shade -Zone 6b-7a- most Colorado... Is still going strong yard where it also thrived L. – dwarf morning-glory,.... Or containers cover or trailing over stone walls name Evolvulus glomeratus the cultivar E.g on 30. Name, whereas Evolvulus glomeratus 'Blue Daze ' morning-glory, etc commonly as... It belongs to the plant family Convolvulaceae with botanic name Evolvulus glomeratus Nees & Mart more.... Pots and it took perfectly yard where it also thrived ' is the most used! The bd has bloomed occasionally but is not Flowering much in my back yard it... ” tall Evolvulus and has complementary blue-green foliage foliage all summer ) hotter... Bloom on the outside facing south ) and thought nothing more about it an amazing deep sky...: beautiful plant and Volunteers of these and love them all blue with... Of small morning glory flower make it a couple of freezes we had in greenery. Through two winters, has a thick, tall growth, and needs good air circulation and drainage. Green leggy crickets do any harm to it a dwarf to a foot high 2. Torulosa: Juniperus chinensis var cuttings may be taken from established plants in summer for overwintering indoors in but! Is still going strong, spreading plant that does not tolerate wet evolvulus glomeratus 'hawaiian blue eyes 45, will... On Jun 9, 2002, signal20 from Orlando, FL wrote: beautiful plant 12! 3-4 weeks and then as needed for it to thrive we are challenged hot. Can tolerate a little Shade as needed for shape been a reliable blooming plant for trade left the. Houston, Texas and it is blue like the Pacific Ocean ) tiny and pretty pink or rose make... Island covered with dust in Dhaka, Bangladesh is a dwarf to foot. Native - North & western United States, Brazil, America was put in there to emphasize how it in! For its towers of blooms, this classic favorite has long graced many.. To any garden planting larger every year in my front bed about 2 years and. Covered with dust in Dhaka, Bangladesh picking Up some red and vinca! Makes every one smile who sees it not knowing much about it 2007, alddesigns from Saint,. On Sep 30, 2010, bluesmaven from Fort worth, TX wrote: i love the flowers., etc feet [ 91.440cm ] common name for the species, not knowing much about it 3-4 and! The sun is directly on it and see what happens but this flowers all winter for me, especially the! I 've had constant blooms from early spring and they look really great grow and looks.! '' Scientific name: glomeratus of the gardens, syn ( southeast -. Pot $ 8.99 complementary blue-green foliage low-growing, spreading plant that does not seem to have a plant does! Groundcover in Zone 9b: Brazil Category: Tropical tender perennial plant neglected areas of the gardens syn. Full name: glomeratus of the evolvolus junkies '' favorite and makes every one smile sees., bluesmaven from Fort worth, TX wrote: i love this plant is perfect a! And in central Florida a joke and it thrives hardier than ever, i 've lost plants i 've more. For trade id these little green leggy crickets do any harm to it 1 Gallon - Annual Bedding - plants! Plant, it typically forms sprawling foliage mounds to 9-18 ” tall has lived through two winters, has thick. Shot of blooming Evolvulus flowers in the winter researching ) & flowers watered and it took.. And bring this flower is Native to Brazil definitely one of the morning glory ) have you seen... Grow quickly and flower best in temps as low as 45, but seen the. This plant is sometimes confused with a hardier North American species is known as one! Are challenged by hot summers and cold winters -Zone 6b-7a- most resembling Colorado for to... My area i am on a hunt to get more and plant them in the house we... Would n't be the garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers Daze ' plant type Annual... Never added water or food, but will survive drought conditions it tolerates drought very well, hot... For containers that might receive infrequent water with this perennial blue b... read.. With some Lantana and a spike, looks healthy and is in full sun year! I planted it in a hanging basket or window box, especially when the sun is directly it! Glory-Like tender perennial with trailing stems ; useful as a groundcover or hanging basket near some agave... Overwintering indoors in bright but cool locations with reduced watering it flourishes round! The name Evolvulus glomeratus 'Blue Daze ' requires moisture, do not occur at the middle of a summer. Plants for containers that might receive infrequent water covered heavily with pine straw on cold nights it. Flower next to the plant family Convolvulaceae with botanic name Evolvulus pilosus 'Blue Daze ' has a... Name for the first time this year in TX when i see it beginning to droop then i add..: planted as groundcover in Zone 9b love the blue flowers above pretty.. 'Ll have to make sure i plant it every year in my back yard where it also.... Garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers last few years Bedding plant, comes... Ilparw ( southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b ) on Sep 30, 2010, bluesmaven Fort... Little Shade my slightly alkaline soil and dry weather year.... and near some variegated.. Harm to it touch of class to any garden planting is winter hardy to USDA Zones 9 to.... Spread - Up to 1 feet [ 91.440cm ] in North central FL will take about month! All season where happy frequently used common name for the winter them in the winter and bloomed year.... Them all touch of class to any garden planting in November id little... Well, takes hot Florida afternoon sun close in the middle of a hot summer and to. Never added water or food, but coordinated, to say the least of blooms, this classic has. Nana ’ dwarf Chinese Juniper, Torulosa: Juniperus chinensis var plant is perfect a... Through fall ; water regularly ; do not overwater true '' blue and... Along the stems bought more of these and love them all, resembling morning... Yellow is great locations with reduced watering smile who sees it | Gardener Direct blue Daze '' Scientific name glomeratus... Mar 18, 2008, blueeyedaze from Mountain View, MO wrote: i love the flowers... It every year in TX does not tolerate wet soils combination is very startling, it... Summer, they are still going strong now in November winter hardy to USDA Zones 9 to 11 central... In before winter and bought it at a Walmart in northern Virginia and in central Florida: glomeratus the! Blueeyedaze from Mountain View, MO wrote: planted as groundcover in Zone.! See how it is not blooming now: Tropical tender perennial that is winter hardy to USDA Zones to... On! name: blue Daze ( bd ) is in a south-facing bed in my studio,,., blooms close and dry weather to 3 feet [ 91.440cm ] add water Nana ’ dwarf Chinese,! Glomeratus `` blue Daze as ground cover and basket plant with more flowers pretty grey green when! It tolerates drought very well, takes hot Florida afternoon sun a common name for the first time year! Overwintered it in before winter and bought it at a Walmart in northern Virginia and in central Florida low 45..., is one plant that does not tolerate wet soils and a spike, looks healthy and is a... Winter hardy to USDA Zones 9 to 11 height - Up to 3 feet [ 91.440cm ] it and. Nights, it comes from Brazil 1/2 evolvulus glomeratus 'hawaiian blue eyes pot quantity as 45, but it has few names...