OPEN FOR CLICK & COLLECT - 27 Montgomery Road, Sheffield, S71LN
Plant name: Cobaea scandens
Other names: Cathedral bells; cup and saucer vine
Plant family: Polemoniaceae
Light preference: Full sun
Soil preference: Loam, sand, clay, chalk; acid, alkaline, neutral; moist but well-drained
Flowering month: Jul - Nov
C. scandens is a vigorous perennial climber, usually grown as an annual, with pinnate leaves and fragrant, bell-shaped flowers 5cm in length, which change from greenish-white to purple.
Needs a sheltered, sunny wall or trellis and moist but well-drained soil for the best flowers.