Ipomoea batatas 'Tricolor'

Sweet Potato Vine

Photo courtesy of Ball Horticulture

  • Trailing habit
  • Interesting leaves
  • Good for container accents
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
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: 12-16 in
Spacing: 12 in
Price Level 1: $4.49 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Multi-Color
Zone: 6

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Low Maintenance
  • Great Foliage
  • Vigorous


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Trailing

Foliage Color:

  • Multi-Color

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained