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Ipomoea batatas 'Sidekick Heart Black'

Potato Vine


Potato Vine Grower Tips:

Sidekick is a compact, highly branched Ipomoea that works in a range of pot sizes, including quarts and baskets. They are excellent in combo plantings. Don't let URCs dry out before sticking and avoid storage of URCs below 50° F. Watch for aphids during finished production. Bonzi drenches work to make plants more compact.

Bright Foliage and bold textures are ideal for summer mixed combinations.
Versatile habits work well in both containers and in-ground plantings.
Superior colors hold up even through intense summer heat.

Height:

12-14 in

Color:

Non-Flowering

Spread:

30-36 in

Hardiness Zone:

11-12

Series:

Sidekick

 

Trailing vines of attractive leaves perfect for adding the finishing touch or a bit of pizzazz to mixed plantings. Depending on the variety chosen, leaf colors range from lime green to deep black-purple shades and they may be heart or palm-shaped.

 

Characteristics & Attributes for Ipomoea batatas 'Sidekick Heart Black'

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Full Shade
Attributes
Great Foliage
Heat Tolerant
Foliage Color
Black
Habit
Trailing
Mounding
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Tray Size
25 - Preforma Strip (26 Plants)
Uses
Container - Filler (Mounding)
Hanging Basket
Vigor
Medium