$ 1.95

A zone 9 perennial which we grow as an annual. Originating in Mexico, known as the Cup and Saucer vine or Cathedral Bells, this plant has strong tendrils by which it attaches itself to its support. The 2" flowers are a bell shape and hang gracefully on lush foliage. This version of this dramatically impressive climber presents 2-inch blooms of pure white.

20 seeds




Cobea scadens

Annual/ Perennial-Zone 9 and above

Germination:  21-30 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-75ºF

Seed Planting Depth:  Sow on the surface and lightly cover the seed. Nicking the seed or soaking it for a few hours aids in the germination

Starting Indoors:  Start indoors 6-10 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-75ºF soil temperatures. Transplant after the last frost, 12-18" apart. 

Sowing Outdoors:  not recommended

Growth Habit: Climbing vine

Height and Width: Easily grows over 6-10 feet

Spacing: 18-24” apart

Light Needs: Full sun 

Soil Needs: Average to medium, well-drained 

Approximate days to flower from seed: 100-120 days

Uses: Covers trellis, arbors, walls and fences, containers

Care: Over-fertilization will decrease blooms