Ipomoea batatas 'Illusion Emerald Lace'

Sweet Potato Vine

Photo courtesy of Proven Winners

  • Great foliage component plant in combinations
  • Excellent heat tolerance and good vigor
  • Award Winner
  • Foliage Interest
  • Ipomoeas also make great annual groundcovers in the landscape.
Award Winning
Award Winning
Blooms all Season
Blooms all Season
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Fertilize Often
Fertilize Often
Hanging Basket
Hanging Basket
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant

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: 6-10 in
Spread: 24-36 in
Spacing: 10-12 in
Price Level 1: $4.49 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Non-Flowering
Zone: 11

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Border or Bed
  • Fertilize Often
  • No Deadheading
  • Hanging Basket
  • Mass Planting
  • Container
  • Blooms all Season
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Award Winning
  • Low Maintenance


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Trailing

Foliage Color:

  • Yellow
  • Green

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring Bloomer
  • Fall
  • Summer