Woolly Morning Glory, Elephant Creeper, Hawaiian Baby Woodrose Argyreia nervosa - Argyreia speciosa

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Argyreia nervosa

Family:

Convolvulaceae

Genus:

Argyreia

Species:

nervosa

Common Name:

Woolly Morning Glory, Elephant Creeper, Hawaiian Baby Woodrose

Seeds Per Pound:
3,178
Quantity:
1.1 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
14
Germination:
50%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
10-20 feet
Collection Locale:
Russia
Crop Year:
2012
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
10
In Stock: 1.1 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
15.95
1 oz
43.07
1 lb
339.50
Growing Info:
Scarification: Snip a small section of the seed coat away from the seed eye. Be careful not to cut too deep. Soak in warm water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: seeds normally germinate in 7-30 days at diurnally alternating temperatures of 86 and 68 degrees F.
In a Nutshell:
* Hawaiian Baby Woodrose ( Argyreia nervosa ) is a perennial climbing vine , also known as Elephant Creeper and Woolly Morning Glory .
* This tropical vine is slow growing and produces pink/purple flowers.
* It's seeds contain Lysergic acid amide (LSA) which is a mild hallucinogen.
* The leaves have also been found to contain compounds that are helpful in treating ulcers. more...
* In most countries it is legal to purchase, sell or germinate Argyreia nervosa seeds, but they are generally unapproved for human consumption. Depending on the country, it may be illegal to buy seeds with the intention to consume them, and several countries have outlawed ergine-containing seeds altogether. In Australia, if the seeds are first treated to discourage use, then there are no restrictions on trade. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov