Scientific Name: Ipomoea batatas cvs. Form: Climbing, Irregular, Weeping
Common Name:sweet potato vine Texture:Coarse
Family Name:ConvolvulaceaeHabit: Irregular, Open, Pendulous
Plant Type: Annual Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Central America, South America Hardiness Zone:Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Leaves: Lobed, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Ovate, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Flowers solitary, White, Magenta, Aug- Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Nov- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Hanging basket, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Trailing, annual vine often used in containers; leaves 12 cm, cordate or palmate with 3-5 lobes and in a huge range of colours (gold, lime-green, purple, etc).