Blackie Ipomoea Plant
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- Sweet Potato Vine
- Height: 10-12 inches
- Growing Zone: 2-11
- Exposure: Part-Full Sun
- Each 3-Inch Pot contains 1 Blackie Ipomoea Plant
How to Say Blackie Ipomoea Plant
Blackie Ipomoea Plants offer vigorous trailing foliage with dark, burgundy black, maple-shaped leaves. Sweet potato vines are heavy feeders, so they benefit greatly from regular fertilizer feedings! They also prefer soil that does not dry out completely. When grown in containers, once the top is dry to about 1 inch, water it and check regularly during really hot weather.
Mature Spread: 2-3 feet
Foliage Color: Black
Features: Heat tolerant
Garden Styles: Container Garden, Hanging Baskets
Plant Used for: Aesthetic Appeal, Climbing or Vining, Focal Point, Ground Cover, Texture
Pet Friendly: Yes
Sunlight: 4+ hours
Overwinter Zones: 9, 10, 11
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Properties: Well-drained
Fertilizer: Twice per week
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Ann K. on 6/4/2023 12:51:03 PM
Comment: I plant this every year with an upright (more or less) coleus with contrasting color. It is beautiful.
Jacquenette A. on 4/2/2023 4:56:52 AM
Comment: They are doing well. And the plants showed up in good condition.
Lisa S. on 5/26/2022 10:05:42 AM
Comment: I have ordered this plant every year. You can put into house during winter months and it will grow!
Debbie Cook on 11/15/2021 9:19:56 PM
Comment: I absolutely love. I planted for a former employer. I want them in MN
"I absolutely love these dark purple sweet potato viness"
Jill O on 5/1/2020 3:25:04 PM
Comment: and they will contrast beautifully with my lime Ipomoeas and flowering plants. As gorgeous as they are now, I can't wait until they start spilling over my planters and beds. Very healthy, dense plants. Bravo!!
"Beautiful Blackie Ipomoea plants"
Lance C on 4/5/2018 5:58:59 PM
Comment: Always the best plants from Grow Joy, very healthy, great packing.
"Love these Ipomoea"
Sharon B on 5/19/2016 10:24:55 AM
Comment: I purchased Blackie Ipomoea last year for some hanging baskets and enjoyed them so much I ordered again this year. Just as before, this year's order delivered healthy, vigorous plants that are already thriving. These Ipomoeas are great for containers. They contrast nicely with the colorful plants in the container and cascade over the edge for a lovely and dramatic effect. I'm sure I'll order again next year.
"Great Sweet Potato vine"
jayne g on 5/21/2015 10:47:45 AM
Comment: the Blackie Ipomoea plant is a god size and healthy.
"Very happy repeat customer"
Brigette C on 5/3/2014 10:43:20 AM
Comment: Even with the harsh winter my Blackie Ipomoea plants arrived healthy and very well packaged. I give 5 stars!!
"Basic Black "
Carole D on 4/25/2014 9:23:47 PM
Comment: What a stunning plant the Blackie Ipomoea is! I fell in love with Sweet Potato vines the year before as I watched them trail down my back deck railing from a secured pot. The Blackie didn't trail as long as the bright Green Marguerite, but was spectacular in its display of Red and Black, with startling new leaves of Lime Green. I rescued the pot from our North Carolina frost one day too late, but the poor thing rewarded me with adapting to a hanging pot by a bright window on my inside balcony. I... More details