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Plant description:

Great foliage component plant in combinations. This plant bears purple foliage and has excellent heat tolerance. Ipomoea batatas Sweet Caroline Black ™ has a trailing growth habit. No deadheading necessary.

Family: – Convolvulaceae

Botanical Pronunciation: – eye-poe-MEE-ah bah-TAY-tas

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Botanical name

Ipomoea batatas Sweet Caroline Black

Plant Care



Common name(s)

Ipomoea Sweet Caroline Black


This plant bears purple foliage.

Uses in landscape design

This plant can be used as hanging baskets, containers and window boxes.

Drought tolerance

Tolerates drought


No deadheading necessary.

Interesting planting ideas

Use as a colour contrast spiller plant in a container.

Interesting info

Tolerates heat

Growth habit

This plant has a trailing growth habit.

This plant bears purple foliage.

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