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botanical name:
Cobaea scandens
Cobaea scandens © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Cup and saucer vine, Cathedral bells
family:  Cobaeaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 4.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: climber
leaf colour: green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 10
description:
Vigorous tendril climber which may be perennial in warm climates. Curious cup-shaped flowers resting on a saucer-like green calyx, they start yellowish-green and turning purple with age.

propagation:
From seed.

other notes:
RHS AGM
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