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Ipomoea SolarTower™ Black

Sweet Potato Vine

  • »  Excellent foliage accent plant
  • »  Climbs walls or trellis in the garden

Ball Floraplant
  • Category:Annual
  • Breeder:Ball Floraplant
  • Hardiness Zone:9-11
  • Height:120-210 cm
  • Spread:90-120 cm
  • Spacing:90-120 cm
  • Bloom Color: White

On a trellis in a 1 gallon pot, this climbing vine has heart shaped black leaves. Works great on trellises or as a topiary and in mixed sun and shade planters.

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Additional Information about Ipomoea 'Black'


  • The first-ever self-climbing ipomoea! SolarTower climbs very quickly and fills a large pot on a quick turn.
  • Climbing plant is ideal for use with a trellis, as a topiary or on a vertical wall planting.
  • Recommended pot size is 1 gallon and up with some kind of trellis, making a huge impact at retail.
  • Also recommended as a thriller in mixed combos, climbing up a small bamboo stick.
  • Easy for the grower to maintain and produce, as it should not need any trimming, PGRs or training to climb the trellis.
  • Provides instant garden décor for consumers.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Ipomoea 'Black'

Keep soil media evenly moist.
Fertilize plants once a month to keep plants actively growing. Little fertilization required.
Bloom Time: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn

Great Companions for Sweet Potato Vine