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Ipomoea batatas 'Sweet Caroline Medusa Green'

Sweet Caroline Medusa™ Green Sweet Potato Vine

Sweet Potato Vine

Comments

An excellent addition to landscapes as an annual ground cover, as well as in combinations and containers; uniquely shaped and colored foliage, light green with purple accents; heat tolerant and low maintenance

Description

An excellent addition to landscapes as an annual ground cover, as well as in combinations and containers; uniquely shaped and colored foliage, light green with purple accents; heat tolerant and low maintenance

Landscape Attributes

Sweet Caroline Medusa™ Green 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 relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

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.

Sweet Caroline Medusa™ Green Sweet Potato Vine is recommended for the following landscape applications;

General Garden Use;Groundcover;Container Planting;Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Sweet Caroline Medusa™ Green Sweet Potato Vine will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 30 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 16 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. This fast-growing annual will normally live for one full growing season, needing replacement the following year.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

1a

Height(inches):

Spread:

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Soil Type:

12 inches

30 inches

Deer Resistant:

false

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