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Love in a Puff
Cardiospermum halicacabum


With long, fern-like vines holding up delicate white flowers and fascinating green pods that look like paper lanterns, the annual Love in the Puff can reach up to 10 feet! Put it on a trellis and watch it go! Love in a puff plant is a tropical to sub-tropical vine with tiny, white flowers and green, papery fruits. The vine is a heat lover that is charming when draped over a fence or trellis.

Attracts Bees, butterflies, pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain.

Perfect for wedding work- gerlands, or simply as cut flower for any flower arrangement


Plant life cycle: annual
Height: 6-10 feet
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 120 days
Plant spacing: 12”
Approx seeds per packet: 15


How to Grow:
Love in a puff balloon vine needs full sun in well-drained soil.. Sow seed indoors in late winter(mild climate zones) to early spring and plant outdoors after hardening off the seedlings when all danger of frost has passed. Provide a strong trellis or support for vines to climb.


How to harvest: 
Cut foliage is prone to wilting in the heat, so harvest during the coolest part of the day and place directly into water to rest for a few hours before arranging. Choose stems that have firmed up and are covered in little green lanterns. 


Vase Life:

With a proper care and handling will last for 7 days. Flower food is reccomended.

Love in a Puff - Balloon Vine(Cardiospermum halicacabum )

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