Ipomoea platensis

Alberto Castillo ezeizabotgard@hotmail.com
Tue, 27 Dec 2005 12:32:12 PST
"actually, i've seen it in succulent collections and it
>does produce what seems to be a very large caudex.
>not sure if it's deliberately exposed. it'd be
>interesting to know what it does in the wild."

Hi Tsuh:
           None of these Ipomoeas grow with the tuberous roots exposed. They 
tolerate being grown to show a "caudex", the same way hybrids of Cyclamen 
persicum or of garden Hippeastrums do. Of course, this practice let all 
these plants to be grown in far smaller pots.

All the best
in the pampas

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