Ipomoea purpurea may be quoted as an example.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
A pretty yellow Ipomoea formed dense festoons between the trees that fringed the waters.
"Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia" by Ludwig Leichhardt
Ipomoea pannosa, R. Br.
"Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart" by John McDouall Stuart
The Ipomoea Horsfalliae, with its bright scarlet flowers, has a lovely appearance, but must be treated as a stove evergreen.
"Gardening for the Million" by Alfred Pink
IPOMOEA, L. MORNING GLORY.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
Not so the Japanese (Ipomoea Imperialis).
"A Garden with House Attached" by Sarah Warner Brooks
For this, the Ipomoeas are very appropriate; of these there are numerous varieties.
"Talks about Flowers." by M. D. Wellcome
Red morning-glory (ipomoea coccinea, featured in the July 31, 2010 column) with bright red flowers that are smaller than the other family members.
For the summer flower garden, however, ornamental sweet potatoes ( Ipomoea batatas ) make a beautiful, dependable addition.
Sweet potato vine ( Ipomoea batatas ).