Railroad Vine-Ipomoea pes-caprae
A sprawling vine up to 120+ ft. with a brilliant purple flower. Vine is salt, wind, poor soil and drought tolerant. Grows up to 12 inches high. Landscape value in coastal areas. Habitats include coastal areas in Zones 7+, such as dunes and bay beaches. Spreads vegetatively and by seeds in Summer and Fall. Excellent for dune restoration. Attractive to butterflies.
Zones 7+ * Sun/Salt/Wind/Drought/Poor Soil Tolerance * Landscape Value * Southeast