Top Questions About Evolvulus Plants

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Questions About Evolvulus Plants

Asked by
Mcomer12 on
February 8, 2015

Q. Why doesn’t my Blue Daze or Evolvulus bloom all of the time?

We live in Miami and it’s pretty random how it blooms.

Answered by
maryhdyer on
February 9, 2015
Certified Expert

Is your plant in full sunlight? Shade will reduce blooming. Also, try shearing the plant by about one-third its height to stimulate blooming.

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Asked by
Anonymous on
December 1, 2018

Q. Propagating


I am in Central Florida Zone 9b. Can I root cuttings of Blue Daze and Penta at this time? Temps are now in high 70’s or low 80’s.

Thank you.

Answered by
MichiganDot on
December 1, 2018

Blue Daze is readily propagated from stem cuttings taken in summer or root cuttings taken in spring to mid-summer. Fall and winter are times of less growth and the plant isn't sending out pro-growth hormones. Softwood cuttings (stem is green and bends easily) are the easiest to root. Semi-hardwood and hardwood cuttings are trickier. If you have a low lying stem, cover it with soil close to the tip. It will develop roots where it is buried. Pentas are most easily propagated using softwood cuttings in late spring or early summer.

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