33+ Ornamental Sweet Potato Vine. Although the plant works well as a ground cover, it is especially effective planted in containers where it spills freely over the sides. Sweet potato vines are available in a wide array of colors from almost.
If you are eating regular potatoes be sure to eat the skin, thats where ipomoea is a sweet potato plant that is grown for it colorful vines, it does not produce sweet potatoes. First off, sweet potato vines don't actually grow those delightful tubers that we're all obsessed with. The sweet potato plant or sweet potato vine has been cultivated for around 2,000 years for its sweet tasting tubers.
And even if you don't plan to grow them in your garden, sweet potato greens can be grown inside as an edible houseplant.
The foliage lends a tropical feel to the garden and comes in a range of colors and varying forms. To turn your vines into a crop of tasty you can encourage ornamental sweet potato vines to climb by planting them spaced two feet apart on a trellis. Use them in commercial designs under lifetime, perpetual & worldwide rights. The sweet potato vine will take over any plants that are 8 inches or so in height or less.