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Sidekick™ Sweet Potato Vine

Ipomoea batatas Sidekick™ Series

Pronunciation: ip-oh-MEE-a bat-TAT-as
SKU #30427
9-11

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OVERVIEW
Description Brightly-hued ornamental foliage is durable and perfect for season-long color and texture. Loves summer heat. The lush leaves on the versatile semi-trailing habit cascade beautifully from baskets and containers from spring to first frost. Plant with contrasting colors for a great show. An herbaceous perennial in tropical climates, treat as an annual elsewhere.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Blooms Spring into Summer
Mature Size Quickly reaches 12 to 14" tall, spreading 30 to 36" wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging, Hanging Basket
Flower Color Purplish-pink
Foliage Color Multicolored
CARE
Care Easily grown in loose, nutrient-rich, well-drained soil. Performs best with consistently moist, but not soggy, soil. Thrives in hot humidity. May be pruned lightly mid-season to rejuvenate. Feed monthly.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

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Grow As Annual in All Zones

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.