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Sweet Potato Vine

An outstanding plant with deep purple, spade-shaped leaves that provide excellent contrast in the garden. Ideal in hanging baskets and containers or as an accent in borders. Makes a beautiful annual ground cover. Will thrive in full sun, but color deepens in part shade.

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Plant Details

  • Common name

    Sweet Potato Vine

  • Botanical name

    Ipomoea batatas

  • Variety

    Ace of Spades

  • Zone

    Grow as an annual.

  • Light


  • Height

    6" (15 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    2-3 times per week

  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time

    No Bloom

  • Maintenance

    Mulch to reduce weeds

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Gunther J.'s collection
  • Ulrich B.'s collection