|Ipomoea is a group of perennial or annual vines as well as evergreen shrubs and perennials.The vines require support, full sun and humus rich soil. They are frost tender at 45-50F.
Red spider mite and whitefly can occasionally cause problems. Can be propagated by spring seed or summer cuttings. They are not related to Convolvus arvensis the hard to eradicate vine also known as Morning Glory or Bindweed. I.batatas a tuberous perennial climber blooms into trumpet-shaped lavender to pale purple flowers to 1 inch across. Sometimes the tubes are white but mostly darker than the flowers. Chartreuse leaves make for an attactive display in your garden.