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 all danger of frost has passed. Choose a sunny open position.Climber. Prefers full sun.