Flower or vegetable? It's both! Green, broad oval leaflets forma a dense, yet delicate backdrop of large, showy sprays of flaming red flowers followed by foot long, edible pods. Pick the pods often to promote continued blooms. Hummingbirds love the flowers. Vines quickly and brilliantly cover porch, arbor, fence, trellis, walls, and other garden structures. An easy-to-grow plant that you will really enjoy. Approx. 20 seeds/pack. Mature height 10-12 foot vines.
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Canary Climber is absolutely beautiful & as part of the Nasturtium family is also Edible! Yellow is a rare color for a vining flower, and this one has great impact. The twining vines of bright green fern-like foliage with yellow trumpet-shaped flowers are a hummingbird's favorite. Suitable for arbors, trellises, fences and posts. Easy to maintain.
An extremely attractive climbing vine. The flowers are similiar in structure to morning glories but this specie produces many smaller, bright crimson-red, white-throated flowers that typically face up and out from the foliage. Makes for a pretty picture as it climbs on fences and arbours - where it can often reach over 3 m (10') in height! The flowers are quite attractive to hummingbirds.
How To Grow
Sow directly in the garden late May about 6 mm (1/4") deep. We sugge..
A spectacular climber with bright green foliage, and rich purple and green bells with prominent stamens. Award of Garden Merit. Flowers Mid July-September. Height 3m (10'). Sow in a propagator on a windowsill or in a greenhouse at approximately 18-21°C (65-70°F) setting seeds singly into 7.5cm (3") pots and using a good quality moist compost. Ensure seed is sown vertically, just below the surface. Germination 21-28 days. Grow on and acclimatise plants before planting out when al..
Hyacinth Bean is an easy-to-grow climber that starts to bloom in midsummer with clusters of delicate rose-purple flowers which are then accompanied by dark maroon bean pods. The combination is gorgeous. Leaves and blooms are edible raw. The beans and pods are not. The beans and pods are often used for cutting. This fast grower attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.
Early Call has huge showy blossoms a full 4 inches across. The luminous flowers unfurl anew each morning to greet you in a watercolor wash of pink, magenta, pearly white, chocolate, lavender and sky-blue, many encircled with a dainty white edging. They bloom continuously from midsummer atop strong climbing vines with captivating fleur-de-lis shaped leaves. Approx.22 seeds/pack. Mature height 6-8 feet.
ANNUAL VINE: Summer/fall bloom, Frost tender.
This free-blooming American heirloom has twining vines with heart-shaped foliage that quickly form a romantic leafy canopy. Grandpa Ott’s velvety, intensely purple flowers are subtly accented with a wine-red star and make a vivid garden display. These seeds have been lovingly tended for years by Grandpa Ott’s family and the Seed Savers Exchange. Very early to bloom, the vigorous vines blossom with glorious abandon throughout the season. The trumpet-shaped flowers ..
Show stopping heavenly Sky Blue flowers. This variety starts to blooms soon after vines begin to climb. Heavenly Blue is the one morning glory variety that everyone knows and admires most. By the way, look no farther than Heavenly Blue for the largest flowers of the morning glory tribe.
How To Grow
Soak seed overnight before sowing directly in the garden in mid to late May, 6 mm (1/4") deep and 7.5 cm (3") apart. Thin to 15 cm (6") apart when the vines are..
(Ipomoea nil) Kikyozaki morning glories are popular in Japan, and this is a cool mix of many colors. These are star-shaped and many will be semi-double. Fantastic looking and much sought after, this is a true botanic treasure that we are proud to offer.
Renee's EXCLUSIVE - Our heirloom blend combines flowers of deep, rich Heavenly Blue and Pearly Gates white that open fresh each morning. Although each individual bloom lasts only one day, new flowers unfurl continuously and buds continue opening over a week in a vase. Seeds like these were carried across the prairies by pioneer families, transplanting a bit of home to far-flung homesteads. Traditionally, these old-fashioned climbing vines with heart shaped leaves and glow..
No romantic evening garden would be complete without the luminous, iridescent huge trumpets of white Moonflower, the fragrant Southern belle of climbing vines. These vigorous vines with their large, bright green heart shaped leaves make a dense canopy that will cloak a fence or sturdy trellis. At dusk, the opalescent buds unfurl in slow motion while you watch, releasing their haunting perfume as they swirl and flare wide open to show delicate throats creased with a creamy star. A..
An heirloom variety not available for a long time, Sunrise Serenade is back and you'll want it for your garden. Double ruffled 1-3" ruby red flowers with white centers stay open longer than other Morning Glories. Heart-shaped leaves are an added attraction for this plant that's at home in containers or on a trellis.
The 2-4" exotic blooms of the Blue Passion Flower feature a circle of white petals overlaid in the centre with pointed filaments of blue, white and purple. This extremely fast-growing vine can be trained to grow over a fence or up a wall/trellis. The flowers are followed by egg shaped, orange-yellow fruits that are edible. Make into a jelly or use as a food source for butterflies. Treat as an annual or pot and store dormant for the winter.
EXCLUSIVE - This rare ornamental runner bean is a true antique, dating back to the 19th century. The vines readily climb 8 to 10 feet up any vertical support, creating a wonderful flowering screen. Painted Lady’s edible blossoms are uniquely bicolored with coral and creamy pink petals, especially pretty against the deep green foliage. Let some flat bean pods mature and enjoy their wonderfully marked mocha and chocolate bean seeds displayed handsomely in glass jars fo..
This runner bean should be grown for the flowers! Once you grow it, you will want more and more. It produces clusters of gorgeous peach-pink blooms. The flowers will then produce an abundant crop of delicious beans that can be eaten raw or cooked or freeze, can or dry them. Eat beans when young or keep for drying.
This is a very rare hard to find seed! Extremely beautiful rapid growing climber that starts flowering in June and continues until killed by frost. Delightful parasol-shaped fuchsia pink calyx with black/purple to crimson 2½in flowers within. Sunny , porches, walls. Flowers mid summer to autumn.
Exotic combination of beautiful leaves and flowers. Enjoy watching Mina Lobata's blossoms change from scarlet to creamy yellow. It can have up to 12 on each spike. Easy to grow on a trellis, fence or hanging basket.
A gorgeous combination of dark green leaves and burgundy vines and buds sets this wonderful variety apart from the crowd. An attaractive alternative for traditional spinach in your summer garden.
Malabar spinach (Basella ruba) is actually not spinach at all. It's not even related! Well, OK, it's distantly related, but it doesn't taste much like spinach at all. When it's raw Malabar spinach has very fleshy, thick leaves that are juicy and crisp with tastes of citrus and pepper...
Color Palette Cupid is a lovely color mix of fragrant bush sweet peas perfect to grow in outdoor containers to decorate your patio, deck or any small space garden area. These diminutive vines grow just eight to 10 inches tall, then the sweetly scented big flowers bloom happily on softly cascading branches. Fill up your containers with this special blend of all the Cupid colors. You’ll have plants with blossoms in rose-pink and white, soft lavender, shell pink, and deep purple. Approx. 43 s..
(Lathyrus sativus azureus)
Renee's EXCLUSIVE - We are proud to make this rare and unusual species sweet pea available for home gardeners. The dainty little flowers are an exquisite glowing blue color, some with rose-touched throats. The abundant singly born blossoms shine out like jewels against lushly tangled grassy foliage and gently curling tendrils. This long-blooming vining beauty reaches 3-4 feet tall and makes a wonderful garden accent in big pots with a short trellis, tumbling over ..