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Sweet Potato Vine

Wonderful trailing foliage provides fabulous color contrast in the garden. Beautiful complement to both flowers and foliage, particularly yellow ones. Ideal as small-scale ground cover or cascading from planters or window boxes. Produces edible tubers (potatoes).

Companion Plants


Purple Fountain Grass


Plant Details

  • Common name

    Sweet Potato Vine

  • Botanical name

    Ipomoea batatas

  • Variety


  • Zone

    Grow as an annual.

  • Light


  • Height

    6" (15 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    1-2 times per week

  • Bloom Time

    No Bloom

  • Maintenance

    Pinch back for fuller appearance

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Barbara H.'s collection
  • Diana R.'s collection
  • Elyse F.'s collection