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Ipomoea batatas 'Marguerite'

Marguerite Sweet Potato Vine

Sweet Potato Vine



Marguerite Sweet Potato Vine is primarily valued in the garden for its spreading and trailing habit of growth. Its attractive heart-shaped leaves remain lime green in color throughout the season.

Landscape Attributes

Marguerite Sweet Potato Vine is a dense herbaceous annual with a trailing habit of growth, eventually spilling over the edges of hanging baskets and containers. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant. The flowers of this plant may actually detract from its ornamental features, so they can be removed as they appear. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Marguerite Sweet Potato Vine is recommended for the following landscape applications;

General Garden Use;Groundcover;Container Planting;Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Marguerite Sweet Potato Vine will grow to be only 6 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. This fast-growing annual will normally live for one full growing season, needing replacement the following year.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun


average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:




Soil pH:

Soil Type:

6 inches

3 feet

Deer Resistant:


Fall Color

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