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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.

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Also note that this vine can be invasive.


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