Ipomoea batatas 'Ace of Spades'

Sweet Potato Vine

Photo courtesy of Ball Horticulture

  • Foliage accent plant
  • Heart shaped leaves
  • Nice for contrast
Fast Growing
Fast Growing
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.  If plant gets too large it can be cut back to maintain plant to desired size.

Height: 10-12 in
Spacing: 12-14 in
Price Level 1: $4.99 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Black
Zone: 6

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Container
  • Fast Growing
  • Low Maintenance


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Trailing

Foliage Color:

  • Black

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained