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Sweet Potato Vine

Ipomoea batatas
Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Typically available early spring through fall. Call store for exact availability. 

Large leaves range in size, shape and color from lime green to dark maroon. Although ornamental varieties usually do not flower, occasional funnel-shaped, light purple flowers in summer. Utilize trailing habit in hanging baskets or mixed containers. 

Plant with Coleus


  • Landscape Size: 6"-12" tall, width varies
  • Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 13, 21-24
  • Growth Habit: Trailing
  • Growth Rate: Fast

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Prefers enriched soil with good drainage. Feed regularly with a multipurpose fertilizer. Protect from frost. Prune to desired length if necessary. 



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