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
Fertilize: Once a month
Spacing: 9 - 12" (23 - 30cm)
Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
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 Information: Best 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.