This genus includes many ornamental twining vines as well as the edible sweet potato.Ipomoea quamoclit
This annual grows 20 ft., with 2 1/2- to 4-in.-long leaves finely divided into slender threads. Summer flowers are 1 1/2-in.-long tubes that flare at mouth into a five-pointed star; they are usually scarlet, rarely white.
From southern Europe. Grows 2 1/2 to 3 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide. Oblong, coarsely toothed leaves. Many lon...
From the Great Plains of the United States. To 2 1/2 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide. Flowers have drooping yello...
Mediterranean native reaches 3–6 ft. tall and wide from spring-sown seed. Satiny flowers up to 4...