Cardiospermum Seeds

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  • Season: Annual
  • USDA Zones: 5 - 11
  • Height: 120 inches
  • Bloom Season: Mid summer to mid fall
  • Bloom Color: Green to red
  • Environment: Full sun
  • Soil Type: Moist, but well drained soils, pH 6.1 - 7.8
  • Temperature: 65 - 70F
  • Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
  • Light Required: Yes
  • Depth: Plant seed 1/4 inch deep
  • Sowing Rate: 1 - 2 seeds per plant
  • Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
  • Plant Spacing: 6 inches
  • Care & Maintenance: See: Cardiospermum
Cardiospermum Halicacabum

Balloon Vine (Cardiospermum Halicacabum) - Start Balloon Vine seeds for this fun-to-grow tender perennial vine. Cardiospermum Halicacabum Balloon Vine is a woody climbing plant with tendrils that grab structures like a trellis or fence, and the vine produces small white flowers which after time forms the large ornamental seed pods that resemble balloons. Cardiospermum vine can climb up to 10 feet in no time forming its remarkable inflated seed pods. The seed pods change color over time from green to red as the plant matures. The Cardiospermum seeds are very unique with a hard shell of dark brown to black, and each seed has a perfect cream colored heart. The flower seed gives the plant another one of its common names, Heartseed Vine. Another common name for Cardiospermum is Love in a Puff Vine.

Start Balloon Vine seeds directly outdoors in a prepared site. Cardiospermum seeds need to be covered with 1/4 inch of soil and kept moist until germination. Give the Balloon Vine plant a structure to climb as it grows quickly. Cardiospermum vine can grow as a perennial in frost free zones.