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Plant Information

Blackie Ipomoea

Common Name: Ipomoea, Sweet Potato Vine
Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)
Blooming Season: Summer
Plant Habit: Climbing
Characteristics: Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant
Water: Medium
Fertilize: Once a month
Spacing: 9 - 12" (23 - 30cm)
Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: 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.

Idea & Tips: Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.
Grower InformationBest for: 4 and 6-in. (10 and 15-cm) pots

What’s the best way to set off bright mixed containers? Bring in Blackie’s deep purple foliage! This classic vine cascades from patio pots and baskets, providing a dramatic contrast to full-sun flowers.

Other pictures of this variety

Ipomoea Blackie Container