My morning glory will not bloom

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I purchased a potted morning glory plant at a local nursery this spring. I planted it in the sun with a makeshift trellis. This plant has grown and filled in but no flowers. What am I doing wrong? Or could it be I needed to plant two to cross pollinate?
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  • Sandy Silletto Sandy Silletto on Aug 23, 2015
    Morning glory do not transplant well, so perhaps if you planted a seed next year, it would bloom.
  • Lisa Sirota Lisa Sirota on Aug 23, 2015
    I planted morning glory from seed this year and it is growing like crazy but won't bloom either. I would love to know why also.
  • Emily Emily on Aug 23, 2015
    a friend gave me twelve morning glory plants. They have taken off like crazy over their trellis but no blossoms!
  • Leah White Mccarrick Leah White Mccarrick on Aug 23, 2015
    PLANT IN SUNNY SPOT......THE FIRST YR IT MAY NOT BLOOM ,,,BUT AFTER IT WILL BLOOM FOR YRS,,,,DONT FORGET TO PICK THE SEEDS FOR MORE GROWTH NEXT YR
  • Jan Zwiers Jan Zwiers on Aug 23, 2015
    when is the best time to trim a lilac bush? We trimmed it last fall and have had no flowers this spring. They really need to be trimmed back this fall.
  • Nina Nina on Aug 23, 2015
    You trim a lilac after the blooms are gone .or you will trim the new blooms of for the next year .In other words they start making there new blooms shortly after the old blooms die .
  • Majik1d Majik1d on Aug 23, 2015
    Morning glories are annuals, so they don't grown again the next year. But they do drop a ton of seeds so it's usually pretty certain you will get new plants each year.
  • Funnygirl Funnygirl on Aug 23, 2015
    Yep,move it to a sunny spot now while it is still warm.once it blooms,the flowers will produce seeds that will sow themselves for next year!
  • Julie Julie on Aug 24, 2015
    Cross-pollination is what some plants need to make fruit or seeds, not blossoms. Planting two would have nothing to do with whether or not either would bloom. Oddly enough, if you treat the morning glory too well, it may not bloom. Stress it some, and may bloom faster. Full sun, dry soil, no fertilizer = blooms. Some varieties don't start blooming until late summer. Cool rainy summers may delay blooming.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Aug 24, 2015
    Morning glories do not to be crossed breed.Did you perhaps feed them during the growing season.?
  • Ruth Hanke Creighton Ruth Hanke Creighton on Aug 24, 2015
    I hav them covering every thing from fence to over grown garden.. Wish you had them !! Will send seed if you want some !! P M address..
    • Colleen Colleen on Aug 24, 2015
      @Ruth Hanke Creighton Thanks yes send to : 1601 S. 391/2 Ave. Fargo ND 58104
  • Jan Zwiers Jan Zwiers on Aug 25, 2015
    When is the best time to trim a lilac bush. I trimmed it last fall and this spring we haven't gotten any lilacs. It needs to be trimmed very badly again this fall but I am wondering if it is a good idea? Thank You
    • Sandy Silletto Sandy Silletto on Aug 27, 2015
      @Jan Zwiers Trim spring-flowering shrubs after they have bloomed; remove 1/3 old limbs from the middle of the shrub to keep the shrub vigorous.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Aug 25, 2015
    You did not get flowers because you trimmed the bush at the wrong time. Flowering spring bushes get tried after they flower.
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