Purple morning glory, native to South America, is a vigorous perennial climber that can form either a dense ground cover or climb high into the canopy smothering native vegetation. After being widely cultivated as a garden ornamental the species has become naturalised in many of our coastal areas. This grouping seen on the edge of sclerophyll forest.
Flowers are funnel-shaped, violet-blue and up to 8 cm in diameter. Flowering is from spring to autumn.
''Ipomoea indica'' is a species of flowering plant in the family Convolvulaceae, known by several common names, including blue morning glory, oceanblue morning glory, ''koali awa'', and blue dawn flower.