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Ipomoea batatas 'Illusion Emerald Lace'

SKU Name
IPO-ILL-801-F45G #4.5 Green Pot

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.

Emerald Lace has a spread of 24-36 inches, requiring a space of 10-12 inches to properly grow and has an optimal height of 8-10 inches. The ability to thrive in full or part sun, complement many other plants or flowers, or simply stand-alone make it a great choice for your home and garden. The unique lush deeply dissected emerald green palmate leaves of Ipomoea Illusion Emerald Lace is sure to meet your gardening expectations and catch the eye!

  • Breeder: Proven Winner
  • Height: 8-10 Inches
  • Spread: 24-36 Inches
  • Spacing: 10-12 Inches
  • Zone: Zones 10 - 11

Ipomoea is a compact, warm weather annual and tender perennial, and is commonly known as the sweet potato vine plant. The variety bears deeply dissected and lobed foliage of bright chartreuse. This tender perennial is borne from fleshy tuberous roots and is a vigorous, herbaceous, stubby vines that originate from Central and South America. Members of the Illusion series have deeply cut or sharply lobed leaves with a finer texture than other sweet potato vine selections. Emerald Lace works perfectly in container combinations, hanging baskets, and throughout the landscape as a filler or border crop. It withstands partial sun and looks great alongside most other flowering ornamentals or as an accent plant in tropical gardens.

Illusion Emerald Lace is a well-mounded plant, featuring emerald green palmate leaves. It is commonly used for mass planting, a window box display, or containers. The taller and fuller varieties go nicely as mixed fillers in the garden. Ipomoea grows best in moist, fertile, well-drained soil, and is a full to partial sun exposure flower. Emerald lace thrives in the heat, is easy to grow, and will not overcrowd other plants. Emerald lace will last all season long. A key feature of Illusion Emerald Lace is that it is heat and drought tolerant. This variety also does not require deadheading.