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Today's bloom is Ornamental Sweet Potato 'Blackie' (Ipomoea batatas)

Bloom of the Day for June 26th, 2007:

Ornamental Sweet Potato 'Blackie'
(Ipomoea batatas)

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Information:
Type of plant: Annuals, Tropicals and Tender Perennials, Vines and Climbers

Bloom color: Violet/Lavender

Bloom time of year: Late Summer/Early Fall, Blooms repeatedly

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing: 9-12 in. (22-30 cm), 12-15 in. (30-38 cm), 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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lostintexas wrote:
Beautiful vine. I just love these things. I have three but they are annuals here and that is very disappointing as I think they could come back so much stronger next year. Oh well. I will enjoy while I have them. I do not have this beauty though. Great picture. Leslie


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