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Week 42 – October 17, 2021

Plant Information

SolarPower™ Black Heart Ipomoea

  • SolarPower™ Black Heart Ipomoea - Bloom
  • SolarPower™ Black Heart Ipomoea - Container
  • SolarPower™ Black Heart Ipomoea - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Ipomoea batatas

Common Name: Sweet Potato Vine

Hardiness Degree: 45°F (7.2°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Autumn, Late Summer, Spring, Late Spring

Plant Habit: Mounded, Spreading

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Drought Tolerant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 18 - 30" (46 - 76cm)

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Exposure: Sun, Partial Sun

General Information: Brightly colored leaves are great for mixed containers and garden beds.

Grower Information:

  • Series features heart and cut-shaped leaf varieties!
  • 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.

Offers an excellent mounded habit with a very clean, true heart-shaped leaf. The deep black coloration stays true all Summer long, and in Spring conditions, early growth is deep purple.


Protection Information: PP30,598

(Flowering Only License)

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