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.
Native to Southwest Asia. Grown for its edible leaves, spinach matures slowly during fall, winter, and...
Low foliage mounds about a foot wide. Flower stems, 1–2 ft. topped with white blossoms in summer...
Succulent perennial in Zone 24, or indoor/outdoor plant. South African native forms a solid, fleshy, g...