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COBAEA Cathedral Bells Violet

Cobea scandens

Stock: Available


Family: Polemoniaceae

Characteristics: Twining perennial 3-6 m

Seeds per packet: Approx 6


Spectacular climbing plant for the summer garden; this violet form of Cathedral Bells or The Cup and Saucer Plant comes from Mexico and quickly grows to cover unsightly areas or a wall outdoors, where it can be treated as a summer annual. Alternatively it may be grown in the heated conservatory or greenhouse, where it will continue to flower for many years.

Prefers a humus rich soil in a protected sunny position, frost resistant but drought tender.

Pre-treatment: Soak seed in water overnight.

Sow: 2 mm deep.

Tropical climates: All seasons
Temperate climates: Winter to Spring.
Cold climates: Late-Winter to Early-Summer.

Germination: 21-28 days
12 Weeks

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