IPOMOEA, Dark Chocolate Hearts

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This newer variety of sweet potato vine is compact, has denser leaves, and is less likely to spread vigorously. Pretty leaf shapes and colour add interest to any garden setting. This unique ipomoea features gorgeous dark purple-black, spade-shaped foliage, and dainty white blooms. Well-branched Dark Chocolate Hearts’ foliage colour adds texture and sophistication. It can be used perfectly as a spiller and grows well in landscapes, hanging baskets, planters, and window boxes. Low maintenance plant.

Bloom TimeConstant foliage interest all summer until the first hard frost.
Height4-8" (10-20 cm)
Width12-24" (30-61 cm)
Companion PlantCompatible with all Tried and True varieties. Excellent as a foliage accent.
WateringKeep soil moist at all times.
FeedingFertilize regularly with balanced plant food.
PlantingWell-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.

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