Cardiospermum Halicacabum;

aka Balloon Vine; Love-in-a-Puff

  • green ferny leaves on a vine
  • sprays of tiny white flowers
  • pale green lanterns seedpods
  • 2-3 black seeds with white heart
  • frost tender
  • half-hardy in sheltered position

H: 4m
S: 2m

full sun

Moist well-drained

Sown 19.03.20 heated seedtray initially & then kept indoors by window. Seed collected from dried pods – purchased as small plant last year.
04/20 update: 3 out of 8 seeds emerged