Sweet Potato Vine

Ipomoea batatas 'Blackie'

 

 

  • Phenomenal ornamental foliage
  • Cascading, mounded growth habit
  • Superb heat tolerance and vigor

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Ipomoea batatas 'Blackie' has a vigorous, unbelievable trailing habit & deep purple leaves. Sweet Potato Vine is phenomenal in the full-part sun landscape or as a "spiller" in your favorite basket or large container. Though commonly used as ornamental foliage, Ipomoea may produce morning glory-like blooms in late summer-early fall.

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Type:

Annual

Sun/Shade:

Full Sun to Full Shade

Foliage Color:

Almost Black

Hardiness Zone:

Not hardy

Height:

6-8 inches

Spread:

24-36 inches

Benefits:

Vigorous Growth

Truly Heat Tolerant

Groundcover

 
 
 
 

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