Sweet Potato Vine, Ipomoea batatus 'Marguerite'

Sweet Potato Vine

FAMILY:
Convolvulaceae

ORIGIN:
Neotropical America

DESCRIPTION:
Ornamental vine with bright chartreuse foliage

CULTIVATION:
Full sun; consistent moisture

PROPAGATION:
Cuttings

COMMENTS:
The species plant grown as a food crop has less attractive foliage, however, newer species are now grown for ornamental purposes. The tubers of the ornamental are edible.

 

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