Love in a Puff - Balloon Vine seeds Cardiospermum halicacabum-Tropical Flower
Love in a Puff - Balloon Vine
A tropical perennial vine (in frost free areas) with forest green leaves and white flowers with a yellow center that nestle among the foliage. A highly valued garden plant desired for its pleasant foliage and stunning bouquet of flowers that produce the desired ornamental seed pods that resemble a small balloon. These ballons change color from bright green to red as it reaches maturity. Perfect for container growing as well as in the garden. Vines can grow to 10' very quickly.
Start Balloon Vine seeds directly outdoors in a prepared site. Cover with 1/4 inch of soil and keep moist until germination. Needs a structure to climb on right away due to its fast growth.
Grow as an annual in all zones - will grow as a perennial in frost free areas.