Ipomoea batatas 'Solar Power Red Heart'

Sweet Potato Vine


Photo Courtesy of Ball Seed

  • Greenish to deep red color
  • Heart shaped leaves
  • Holds its shape and color all Summer long
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
No Deadheading
No Deadheading



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
Spread: 24-36 in
Spacing: 18-30 in
Price Level 1: $4.99 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Non-Flowering
Zone: 45°F (7.2°C)
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Container
  • Vigorous
  • Great Foliage
  • Drought Tolerant
  • No Deadheading
  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Heat Tolerant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Trailing
  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Purple
  • Black

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained