Ipomoea albivenia
Ipomoea albivenia
Ipomoea albivenia
Ipomoea albivenia
Ipomoea albivenia
Ipomoea albivenia
Ipomoea albivenia
Ipomoea albivenia
Ipomoea albivenia

(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)

Belonging to the Convolvulaceae family, the Ipomoea albivenia goes by the common name Wild Cotton. The other popular names include Wildekatoen and Climbing Kapok. A native of Kenya & Zimbabwe S. Africa, this wild cotton plant grows and blooms in full sun exposure to semi-shade. It is a fast-growing succulent growing up to 10 meters long. The slender young stem becomes woody when adult, while the foliage has an ovate lamina. In winter, the showy plant blooms to bear funnel-shaped white, cream, or yellowish flowers.

Growth Rate
Ipomoea albivenia is a vine that grows fast.

Flowering
The houseplant produces fragrant funnel-shaped pretty flowers in white, cream, or yellow during winters, the blooming season.

Watering and Feeding
This plant requires abundant water. So, ensure that the soil is never dry. However, abstain from overwatering.

Soil
The soil for the wild cotton plant should be well-drained. The best is to use cactus mix potting soil.

Hardiness
The hardiness zone of the Ipomoea albivenia is 8b to 11. It is frost-hardy 15°F to 40°F (-9.4°C to 4.5°C).

Light
This plant needs full sun to semi-shade for the best growth.

Propagation
Seed propagation is an optimal way to propagate the wild cotton plant.

The wild cotton species gets its name from the Greek language, which means woodworm or white-veined because the heart-shaped leaves are velvety white when young. Also, the white flowers open only at night because they are moth pollinated.

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08/18/2022
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This is the second time I have purchased from you. The service was amazing. Plants came well wrapped and fast. And the quality of plants is spectacular. Mark Schnitzer

Ipomoea albivenia

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If you live in a cold climate and are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is larger than a 3.5" pot WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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