Rusty Red Sweet Potato Vine (Ipomoea) is no different that your other favorite sweet potato vines except for it’s rusty color. Like Blackie and Ace of Spades the new growth starts out chartreuse and turns rusty as it matures. The leaf shape is lobed like Blackie. Sweet Potato Vine, are beautiful and fast growing vines that provide an easy means of adding color to containers and flower beds. These plants are vigorous and are readily available to help you add sophisticated color and form to containers and gardens.
Spacing: Plant 24″ to 36″ apart.
Height: Grows 8″ to 10″ tall.
How To Grow: Plant in full sun to part sun.
Outstanding Features: Once established the underground tuber retains enough water to get through some dry spells.
Tips: Cut often if needed to control for size and to create more branching. The vines are vigorous and will put on new growth immediately.
Uses: Garden Bed, Containers, Borders, Landscapes