Ipomoea batatas 'Illusion Midnight Lace'

Sweet Potato Vine


Photo courtesy of Proven Winners

  • A great foliage component plant in combinations, excellent heat tolerance and good vigor
  • Great also as an annual ground cover
  • Award Winner
  • Foliage Interest
  • Heat Tolerant
Award Winning
Award Winning
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Fertilize Often
Fertilize Often
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
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
Spacing: 10-12 in
Price Level 1: $3.99 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Non-Flowering
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Border or Bed
  • Fertilize Often
  • Ground Cover
  • Container
  • Low Maintenance
  • Award Winning
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Hanging Basket

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Trailing

Foliage Color:

  • Purple
  • Black

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring Bloomer
  • Summer