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Ipomoea batatas 'Sweet Caroline Sweet Heart Red'

SKU Name
IPO-SWE-102-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.

This variety has red-purple to red-bronze heart shaped leaves with striking foliage. Sweet Caroline Heart Red has a spread of 20-36 inches, requiring a space of 10-12 inches to properly grow, and has an optimal height of 6-8 inches. This variety is sure to attract attention to any garden with its remarkable color and leaf shape. This plant is the perfect highlight feature in a mixed potted arrangement or on a wall trellis.

  • Breeder: Proven Winner
  • Height: 6-8 Inches
  • Spread: 20-36 Inches
  • Spacing: 10-12 in
  • Zone: Zones 10 - 11

Ipomoea is a compact, warm weather annual and tender perennial, and is commonly known as the sweet potato vine plant. 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 Sweet Caroliine Sweet Heart series resembles the Sweet Caroline series except it has rounded leaves for a different textural effect. Sweet Caroline Sweet Heart Red 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.

Sweet Caroline Sweet Heart Red is a well-mounded plant, featuring red-purple to red-bronze cordate/heart 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. Sweet Caroline Sweet Heart Red thrives in the heat, is easy to grow, and will not overcrowd other plants. Sweet Caroline Sweet Heart Red will last all season long. A key feature of Sweet Caroline Sweet Heart Red is that it is heat and drought tolerant. This variety also does not require deadheading.