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
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

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
Spacing: 10-12 in
Price Level 1: $4.49 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Non-Flowering

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Border or Bed
  • Fertilize Often
  • Container
  • Blooms all Season
  • Hanging Basket
  • Award Winning
  • Low Maintenance


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Trailing

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Yellow

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Spring Bloomer
  • Fall