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Ipomoea SolarPower™ Red

Sweet Potato Vine

  • »  Brightly colored leaves are great for mixed containers and garden beds

Ball Floraplant
  • Category:Annual
  • Breeder:Ball Floraplant
  • Hardiness Zone:10-11
  • Height:25-30 cm
  • Spread:60-90 cm
  • Spacing:60-60 cm
  • Bloom Color: Black

This trailing annual has deeply cut lobed leaves that appear reddish-bronze in colour. Creates a beautiful contrast to any planter with its maple shaped leaves. Performs best in well-drained soil. Requires little extra care.

Border or Bed
Ground Cover
Hanging Basket
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Additional Information about Ipomoea 'Red'

  • Densely branched SolarPower holds its shape and color in the landscape and mixed combos all Summer long, and it works well with companion plants.
  • Medium vigor and a well-branched habit.
  • Most efficient in production.
  • SolarPower’s tidy habit allows for more plants per rack at retail. Best for gallon containers, 10 to 12-in. (25 to 30-cm) hanging baskets, mixed containers and landscapes.
  • A small-pot solution for northern regions.
  • Black Improved and Lime Improved are a perfect match with the existing Red, and make the three varieties in the series more uniform.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Ipomoea 'Red'

Thrives in the heat of the Summer. Little fertilization required.
Bloom Time: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn