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The Moonflower

Common Name: Calonyction acurleatum

Botanical Name: Ipomoea (eye-po-MEE-a) Alba , also known as
Calonyction acurleatum

Type: Vine

Size/Height: 10-20 feet in a season

Bloom Size: Up to six inches across

Hardiness: Perennial in zones 9-10; annual elsewhere

Growth Rate: Fast in warmer climates; moderate elsewhere

Origin: Southern Florida and American tropics