Sweet potato vine - sun or shade?

Twinkle(7 GA)March 15, 2004

I bought a couple of lime green sweet potato vines to put in a pot with some impatiens and ivy. The pot will get mostly shade. Have I made a mistake? Does the sweet potato vine need sun? No care instructions came with the plants.

Thanks!

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shade_tolerant

I have grown it in both conditions. It prefers sun and will grow like crazy in sun. Growth will be slower in shade but I was happy with the containers I had of it in sun and in shade.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2004 at 9:03PM
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NEYler(z7 MD)

Twinkle,
I have both the purple and lime colored vines and they are in partial/spotted shade and I'm happy with them. I'm sure yours will do great

    Bookmark   May 19, 2004 at 4:42PM
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