Jacquemontia pentantha violacea is an easy to maintain creeper with
bell-shaped ultramarine blue flowers.Originally from tropical
America, it's a small freely blooming creeper of controllable
The stem of the creeper is slender and green and the leaves are
arranged alternatively. The leaves are small, shiny and heart-shaped
with pointed tips. The bell-shaped white-throated ultramarine blue
flowers are produced in clusters at the ends for long stalks.
Compared to other members of Convalvulaceae, the family to which it
belongs, the flowers are smaller. They are about the size of 2.5 cms
across, with the petals fixing into bell shape with five stamens.
It bears flowers in all seasons. And if the creeper grows out of
control, it can be easily and lightly trimmed. Flowers appear on new
branches. propagation through seeds, cuttings and by layering.
Remove dried stems to enable fresh growth.
It grows in manured soil of any type. The plant needs moderate
watering and requires full sun or partial shade.