'Margarita' sweet potato vine

Ipomoea batatas 'Margarita'

Photo/Illustration: 
Jennifer Brown
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'Margarita' sweet potato vine (Ipomoea batatas 'Margarita')
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Genus:  Ipomoea
This sweet potato vine has lime green leaves that light up in the sunlight and look paler in part shade. 'Margarita' is a real eye-catcher growing over the edge of a wall or creeping along the fringes of a border. -Julia Jones, Designing with Annuals, Fine Gardening issue #120
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Chartreuse foliage; vigorous growth; heat tolerant.
Care:  Provide full sun to part shade and consistent moisture.
Propagation:  By division or cuttings. Tubers can be overwintered in a cool, dry area.

Overview

Height
6 in. to 12 in.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Runs
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Showy Foliage
Foliage Color
Colorful/Burgundy Foliage
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Container,
Ground Covers
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Vines

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