Cup and Saucer Vine Blue and White Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Cup and Saucer Vine Blue and White Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Cobea scandens

Item #1268

Annual. (Perennial in zones 9-11.) This quick-growing vine has 2" cup-shaped flowers that open a beautiful pale green and mature to ivory or deep purple. Sow near arbors, fences, pergolas, or trellises for a quick privacy screen and sweetly scented air. May also be grown in a container. Pinch back tips to encourage branching and achieve desired height. Pest and disease resistant. Commonly grown as an annual, vines can reach 25' in a single season. In zones 9-11, plants are perennial and can eventually reach 70'.




Annual
(Perennial in zones 9-11)

Full to Part Sun

Blooms summer to frost

10' – 70' tall

Days to Emerge:
7 – 10 days

Seed Depth:
1/4" – ½"

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 2' – 3'

Thinning:
When 1" tall,
thin to 1
every 2' – 3'


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost and when soil temperatures are warm.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Soak seed in water for 12-24 hours or nick with sandpaper before sowing. Sow seeds on edge with upper edge at soil surface, not flat.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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