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Ipomoea Batatas 'Sidekick Lime'

Ipomoea is a great plant to add to any floral environment. Its high versatility makes it a wise choice for hanging baskets or ground coverage. Mix varieties of Ipomoea for unique trellis walls, hanging baskets, patio containers, and window boxes. Combine with other plants in the landscape to create a variety of color, texture, and dimension.

Sidekick Lime has bright chartreuse heart shaped leaves. This variety also has luscious foliage. Sidekick Lime has a spread of 30-36 inches, requiring a space of 10-12 inches to properly grow, and has an optimal height of 12-14 inches. This plant is a beautiful addition to any home when featured on an outside trellis or placed on the patio in a potted combination.

Height: 12-14 Inches

Spread: 30-36 Inches

USDA Zone: Zones 10 - 11

Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Great Foliage
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • No Deadheading

Design Use:

  • Tropical
  • Ground Cover
  • Window Boxes
  • Container
  • Texture
  • Trellis / Wall
  • Border
  • Filler
  • Rock Garden
  • Versatile
  • Mass Planting
  • Hanging Baskets


  • Full Sun / Part Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Chartreuse


  • Mounding
  • Trailing

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Well Drained
  • Moist
  • Average