Moonflower, or Moon Vine (Ipomoea alba) is a flowering vine related to the morning glory. The flowers are white in colour and of considerable size. They can grow vines which are of many metres long and ideal to grow on fences.
Moonflowers are very fast growers. They can produce flowers on the 2nd month when the seeds are sowed. The flowers only open at night and will shed away by morning. The fruits will eventually developed and seeds can be harvested.
Emerging flower Developing fruit
They are relatively easy growers and can do very well in various growing conditions. Bright light to full sunlight and daily watering are basic conditions for these beautiful plants. They can be planted in pots too and you will need a climbing frame for them to twine.