Zones: 9 to 11
Size: To 12" tall, spreading to 10'
Growth Rate: Fast
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun
Grown primarily for foliage. Species has pale pink trumpet-shaped flowers. Ornamentals rarely flower. Varieties grown for bright green or purple foliage. Annual in most regions. Tubers can be dug in fall and stored in dry media in a cool dry place.
Published in Encycl. (J. Lamarck et al.) 6(1): 14 in 1804.
Native to the east and south coast US.