Scientific Name: Falkia repens
Common Name: creeping falkia, African morning glory
Family Name: Convolvulaceae
Origin: Africa
Hardiness Zone: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 °C)
Plant Type: Ground cover
Mature Size: < 0.1m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Fall interest, Ground cover
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Basal, Leathery, Glabrous, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers solitary, White, Violet, Pink, Sep-Oct-Nov
Fruit: Schizocarp, Green, Nov
Key ID Features:
Mat-forming, perennial ground cover (evergreen in zones 9-10); leaves rounded, basal or alternate on runners; flowers larger, white to pinkish-violet.