Ipomoea, Sweet Potato Vine 'Blackie'
- Deeply lobed purple leaves on this trailing vine
- An excellent foliage contrast in containers, baskets, window boxes or garden beds
- Small, white flowers in warm tropical conditions
Deeply lobed purple leaves on this trailing vine. An excellent foliage contrast in containers, baskets, window boxes or garden beds. Produces small white flowers in warm tropical conditions, but is mainly sold as a foliage plant for accent. Best for: 4 and 6-in. (10 and 15-cm) pots
What’s the best way to set off bright mixed containers? Bring in Blackie’s deep purple foliage! This classic vine cascades from patio pots and baskets, providing a dramatic contrast to full-sun flowers.
Growing and Maintenance Tips for Ipomoea, Sweet Potato Vine
Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Little fertilization required.
Bloom Time: Summer