Tricolor is part of the Ipomoea genus and is a Sweet Potato variety. Its scientific name is Ipomoea batatas 'Tricolor'. Leaves appear approximately as a Cadmium green colour.
This ipomoea is great for hanging baskets and for use as ground cover.A type of Ornamental, it mainly grows as a Perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Tricolor is known for growing with a vine-like habit to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (that's 3.90 feet in imperial).
Tricolor Sweet Potato is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Tricolor have been kindly provided by our members.
Will not come true from seed – sterile.Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.46 feet (45.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 3.9 inches (10.0 cm).
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Tricolor about 20 days after your last frost date.