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Cardiospermum halicacabum or Love-in-a-Puff 


Love-in-a-Puff, Cardiospermum halicacabum,

This is a vigorous growing vine that produces green seed pods that are a beautiful addition to arrangements.

Planting Tips:
  • A warm-season annual that prefers full sun.
  • Plant after danger of frost and once soil has warmed.
  • Start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before planting date or cast seeds directly in the garden, covering seed with soil.
  • Soaking seed overnight will speed sprouting. Allow 5-10 days to germinate.
  • Needs supportive structure.
  • 120 days to bloom/pod.
Harvest Tips:
  • The pods will develop following the bloom. Harvest vines early in the day to prevent wilting.

Above information came from 

Also note that this vine can be invasive.


The Marigolds currently in the seed library were donated. You can go to this website to get information about planting and growing Marigolds.

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