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Sweet Potato Vine Ipomoea batatas ()

Sweet Potato Vine Ipomoea batatas 'Blackie'


Interesting Notes:

 Deeply lobed purple leaves on this trailing vine. An excellent foliage contrast in containers, baskets, window boxes or garden beds. Produces small white flowers in warm tropical conditions, but is mainly sold as a foliage plant for accent.


Height:

10-12 in

Spread:

24-36 in

Spacing:

9-12 in

Characteristics and Attributes for Sweet Potato Vine Ipomoea batatas 'Blackie'

Exposure

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit

  • Trailing

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer

Soil Moisture

  • Moist, Well-Drained

Container Plant Style

  • Spiller