purpleinopp wrote: Don't know why I didn't notice your comment about sweet potato vine sooner, ghopper. But there should be a magenta potato in the soil you can dig up to save. These root easily if you cut a piece and put it in water, but they get whiteflies inside when I try to keep them growing.
Tomatoman, better late than never! Good luck next year! If it's not black and crispy, there may be hope this year yet. You're right, no bulb on Coleus. Wouldn't that make life easier!?