sweet potato vine


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Noun1.sweet potato vine - pantropical vine widely cultivated in several varieties for its large sweet tuberous root with orange fleshsweet potato vine - pantropical vine widely cultivated in several varieties for its large sweet tuberous root with orange flesh
sweet potato - the edible tuberous root of the sweet potato vine which is grown widely in warm regions of the United States
morning glory - any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the day
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Effect of feeding napier grass, lucerne, and sweet potato vines as sole diets to dairy heifers on nutrient intake, weight gain, and rumen degradation.
In particular they find vegetables such as sweet potato vines very palatable (Gang et al., 2006).
The basal diet (fish meal diet (FM)) contained rice bran, yellow corn, ensiled cassava roots and sweet potato vines (Table 1).
Coleus, sweet potato vine, Perilla, fibrous begonia and celosia all provide excellent landscape color without blooms.
Ivy geraniums, fuchsia, lemon verbena, scaevola, ivies, heliotrope, licorice, sweet potato vine, vinca and lantana are all candidates for a good grooming, shaping and placement in the cellar or other location where the temperature is cool (below 42 degrees) but remains above freezing.
The 'Black Pearl' pepper plant would definitely grab some attention planted in conjunction with a golden sweet potato vine. And it would be a totally edible planting, assuming that the glowing hot peppers it produces don't scare anyone off.
Not all of them have to be high-octane bloomers; one might be a foliage plant such as coleus or sweet potato vine, though they would need periodic trimming to keep them in shape.
by 30 in.), try 'Profusion Orange' zinnias, 'Sunray' coreopsis, and, to trail over the sides, lime green sweet potato vine. For cooler colors, set purple fountain grass in the middle of a 24-inch-wide pot and surround it with 'Blue Pearl' annual vinca, purple heliotrope, and variegated Plectranthus.
* Flank a single 'Raspberry Ruffles' coleus (or other red-and-green-leafed variety) with two lime-gold coleus such as 'Golda' or a golden-green sweet potato vine (Ipomoea batatas 'Marguerite').
Lime green sweet potato vine, white-flowered bacopa, and small-leafed creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia) spill over the urn's edges.
They will be selling hanging baskets, 4-inch pots and 12-inch mixed containers of: alyssum, argyranthemum, begonia, calibrachoa, celosia, coleus, dracaena spike, Dusty Miller, evolvulus, heliotrope, iboza (Spanish Ivy), impatiens, ipomoea (sweet potato vine), ivy (Swedish), lantana, lobelia, marigold, petunia, salvia, snapdragon, verbena, and zinnia.
Imagine it combined with dusty miller, French lavender and ageratum or partnered with chartreuse sweet potato vine and golden yellow lantana.