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Cobaea scandens f. alba 'Eden Project' (Cup-and-saucer vine 'Eden Project' range)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
12m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Cobaea scandens f. alba 'Eden Project'

Other names

Cup-and-saucer vine 'Eden Project' range

Genus

Cobaea Cobaea

Variety or Cultivar

'Eden Project' _ 'Eden Project' range is a tender, vigorous, perennial climber (often grown as an annual) with honey scented, bell-shaped flowers which emerge green and then turn to creamy white in summer and autumn.


Cobaea scandens f. alba 'Eden Project' is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are honey scented

Habit

Climbing, Twining

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Pruning

Provide a support for the twining stems. Prune after flowering.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Cobaea scandens f. alba 'Eden Project' (Cup-and-saucer vine 'Eden Project' range) will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Conservatory, Indoor

Cultivation

Grow indoors in loam-based compost in a sunny position. Water and mist leaves regularly and apply a liquid feed every month until winter when it should only receive moderate watering. Can be grown outdoors as an annual in colder areas.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Cobaea scandens f. alba 'Eden Project'

Other names

Cup-and-saucer vine 'Eden Project' range

Genus

Cobaea Cobaea

Variety or Cultivar

'Eden Project' _ 'Eden Project' range is a tender, vigorous, perennial climber (often grown as an annual) with honey scented, bell-shaped flowers which emerge green and then turn to creamy white in summer and autumn.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are honey scented

Habit

Climbing, Twining

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Pruning

Provide a support for the twining stems. Prune after flowering.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Cobaea scandens f. alba 'Eden Project' (Cup-and-saucer vine 'Eden Project' range) will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Conservatory, Indoor

Cultivation

Grow indoors in loam-based compost in a sunny position. Water and mist leaves regularly and apply a liquid feed every month until winter when it should only receive moderate watering. Can be grown outdoors as an annual in colder areas.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9

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