Thursday, May 9, 2013

Ipomoea nil flower buds

Ipomoea nil flower buds by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil flower buds, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Flower buds form at the leaf nodes. I induced flower formation in this plant by subjecting the plant to a short-day photoperiod for 5 days in succession. Now I will have flowers to see in May or June instead of waiting until late July and August.