Cardiospermum halicacabum

I fell in love with this climber, trialled in our garden and greenhouse last summer. More
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I fell in love with this climber, trialled in our garden and greenhouse last summer.

First come the delicate flowers, then the green balloon seedpods, each one holding a black seed inside marked with a perfect white heart – hence, its common name Love-in-a-puff.

Genus Cardiospermum
Group halicacabum
Type Annual Climber, Half-Hardy Annual, Half-Hardy Annual Climber
Common Name Love in a Puff
Border Position Back, Climber, Container, Indoor
Soil Type Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 3m (10ft)
Spacing 50cm (20in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow indoors or in a glasshouse in spring. Sow 1cm deep into moist, well-drained seed compost. Transplant seedlings to pots and grow on. Acclimatise and plant out after danger of frost has passed.
Care Tips Provide support for climbing - best in a sheltered spot.
Flowering July - October
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
The very best annual climbers

Sow these climbers in your garden in the spring, and you'll enjoy them well into the autumn.

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