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Ipomoea batatas 'Illusion® Midnight Lace'

Common Name:
Sweet Potato Vine
Plant Type:
Sun or Shade
Hardiness Zone:
Bloom Color:
Foliage Interest
Bloom Time:
Grown for Foliage
Garden Height:
6-10 Inches
Garden Spread:
10-12 Inches
  • Heat tolerant
  • Interesting foliage

New Illusion® 'Midnight Lace' has a beautiful lacy blackish purple trailing foliage that makes an excellent trailing contrast plant in combinations. It also works well when used on its own in a pot or hanging basket as the lacy foliage will hold interest. It has excellent heat tolerance and vigor!

Uses: Black Foliage, Combination Containers,
Notable Features: Deadheading Not Necessary, Heat Tolerant

Homeowner Growing Tips: Ipomoeas are vigorous growers and can overtake other plants in a container. Cut back stems as needed to prevent this.

Photos courtesy of Proven Winners

Reviews (2)

  • Ipomoea batatas 'Illusion

    Posted by Jola on Jun 11th 2021

    The plant arrived healthy and well packaged. It already put quite a bit of growth.

  • Ipomoea

    Posted by Patricia Baumann on May 14th 2021

    Arrived very healthy and happy. Packaged well. It is now planted in the garden and doing great.