• New Spotlight™ Black Heart
    ‘Balspotbart’ PPAF
    (Flowering Only License)

  • New Spotlight™ Lime Heart
    ‘Balspotimart’ PPAF
    (Flowering Only License)

  • Spotlight™ Black
    ‘Balspotack’ PP28,555
    (Flowering Only License)

  • Spotlight™ Lime
    ‘Balspotime’ PP28,588
    (Flowering Only License)

  • Spotlight™ Red
    ‘Balspotred’ PP28,587
    (Flowering Only License)

Spotlight™ Ipomoea
  • The first compact ipomoea series now offers popular heart-shaped leaf varieties!
  • Spotlight’s compact, naturally branched habit is ideal for packs and small pots. Great for mixes, too.
  • The series features bold, eye-catching colors and holds its color in extreme heat.
  • A compact solution for southern regions.
NEW Black Heart: Has a slightly more mounded, upright habit when compared to NEW Lime Heart.
NEW Lime Heart: About 25% more vigorous than NEW Black Heart, with a slight lobe shape to the foliage.
  • General Information
    • Height: 8-10" (20-25cm)
      Spread: 16-20" (41-51cm)
      Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: No
      Average Days with Mist: 3-4
      Pinch: Optional
      Average Propagation Time (weeks): 3-4

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments: Move rooted cuttings off mist quickly to avoid stretch. Ipomoea URC do not like to be stored, so stick immediately. Cooling cuttings can actually do damage, so it is recommended that if you do store cuttings, do not put them in a cooler and maintain temperatures at 55-60°F (13-16°C).
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc): 6,000-10,000
      Temperature Day: 70-75°F (21-24°C)
      Temperature Night: 65-70°F (18-21°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 175-225
      No. of Pinches: 0-1
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: Generally not required. B-Nine(S) 2,500-3,500 ppm can be effective at controlling growth.
      Pests: Aphids, whitefly, spider mites
      Diseases: Pseudomonas
      Comments: Avoid cold and wet conditions.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts : 1 ppp, 4-5 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1-3 ppp, 5-6 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-5 ppp, 8-10 weeks
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  • Videos
    • Spotlight and SolarPower Ipomoea
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  • Additional Information
Varieties