Did well in container and was less attacked by pest then the paler variety.
I purchased an individual plant at a garden center in the early part of the summer. In a couple of months it has managed to cover over half of my large flower bed. I love the color variations from light purple, greens, & black. I could see how it could get out of hand but with regular care, it's a good addition to the garden. As a side note, I also have bright yellow version of the sweet potato vine. It also handles heat very well but it grows extremely fast and needs regular maintenance to keep it from taking over the entire flower bed.
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