Margarita Sweet Potato Vine

Ipomoea batatas 'Margarita'

Vibrant chartreuse foliage leans to gold in the sun, pale green in partial shade. Heart-shaped leaves cover this vigorous grower. Great in containers, typically grown as a summer annual.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly; do not overwater.

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Botanical Pronunciationip-oh-MEE-a bat-TAT-as
Average Size at MaturityReaches 6 to 12
Bloom TimeInconspicuous
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Foliage ColorChartreuse
Garden StyleContemporary, Tropical
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly; do not overwater.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune annually to control size.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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