Also known as monastery bells, this quick-growing vine has 2″ cup-shaped flowers that open a beautiful pale green and mature to violet purple. Sow near arbors, fences, pergolas, or trellises for a quick privacy screen and sweetly scented air. Generally pest free. Grown as an annual, although perennial in USDA zones 9 and warmer. Vines grow up to 24″-36″ tall and 10′-70′ tall and produces flowers that bloom from midsummer to frost. Prefers full to partial sun exposure. Botanical Interests’® Blue Cathedral Bells Cup and Saucer Vine Seeds have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
Outdoors: Sow 1-2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperatures are warm.
Indoors: Recommended in cold climates. Sow 6-8 weeks before your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°-75°F.
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.