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Cobaea scandens.....


Cobaea scandens..... (Cobaea scandens (Cup and saucer plant))

My OH grew this from seed, hope it survives the torrential rain tonight!!



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I love these! :)

21 Jul, 2017

 

Gorgeous.

22 Jul, 2017

 

The cup and saucer plants , so good to see I havnt grown these for years I remember my mum bought me a packet when I was s kid , mixed colours

Gg

22 Jul, 2017

 

Stunning love it.

22 Jul, 2017

 

I love these too...grew them last year...

22 Jul, 2017

 

Thanks ladies and GG........it is just enduring another torrential downpour......it will be floating down the road any minute!!

23 Jul, 2017

 

Love this plant

24 Jul, 2017

 

I've never grow this plant but I, too, remember seeing packets of seeds for sale in the old Woolworths when I was a boy in London.

This is a nice flower! ?

25 Jul, 2017

 

Wow! I love the white flower. I only see the purple-colored one here. It does grow extremely, extremely fast, though. I know by the end of the second year in the ground it can grow to 80 ft. It should do very well there with all the rain.

25 Jul, 2017

 

WOW, WOW! 80ft in just a couple of years??? That's more than the 'Mile-a-Minute' vine grows!!! ?

26 Jul, 2017

 

80ft!!......I hope not!! Delonix......pleased you like the white flowers..
Balcony it's nice to grow some of the classics...
Thanks Punsa.......

26 Jul, 2017

 

Yes, it's almost as fast as the very common (here) tropical Solandra maxima (Cup of Gold Vine). It's among, if not the fasting growing vine in the world. You can almost watch Cup of Gold Vine grow. It will take over a humongous area within a couple of years if not cut back drastically. It has beautiful very large, fragrant flowers which smell like vanilla and coconut.

27 Jul, 2017

 

Weeks ahead of mine DD!

30 Jul, 2017

 

I didn't know that they came in different colours. I grew one once, the flowers were white but they turned purple just before they dropped off.

8 Aug, 2017



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