Purple Bell Vine (Rhodociton Atrosanguineus) - exotic flowers vine
Incredibly free flowering 10 foot vine featuring masses of bell-shaped maroon flowers with deep purple corollas that hang gracefully from ends of threadlike stems. The green leaves are smooth textured, and heart-shaped. Purple Bell Vine makes stunning hanging baskets, or train up string trellises. Prefers afternoon shade. Perennial in frost free climates it can be grown as annual everywhere. Begins blooming in about 16 weeks from seed.
Purple Bell Vine (Rhodociton Atrosanguineus) - Grow Rhodociton Atrosanguineus seeds for an exotic vine that will have everyone's attention! Rhodociton Purple Bell Vine has heart-shaped leaves and dark purple bell-shaped flowers that dangle from thread-like stems. Bell Vine uses include baskets where it will cascade over the edges and look stunning or give it a trellis where it will grow with support up to 120 inches in height. Rhodociton Purple Bells needs rich, well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade although it prefers afternoon shade in hotter climates. Purple Bells bloom from late spring to late fall.
Sow Purple Bell Vine seeds indoors. Gently press the flower seeds into the soil and barely cover the seed with soil. Keep consistently moist until germination occurs. Harden the seedlings off for 10 days or more before planting outdoors. Purple Bell Vine is free-flowering and needs little care.
USDA Zones: 3 - 10
Height: 120 inches
Bloom Season: Summer through fall
Bloom Color: Mix
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Poor quality, pH 6.1 - 7.8
Average Germ Time: 7 - 21 days
Light Required: No
Depth: 1/4 inch
Sowing Rate: 6 - 8 seeds per foot
Moisture: Keep seed moist until germination
Plant Spacing: Thin to 12 inches
Germination: No pre-treatment needed. Sow seeds just below soil surface at 70F and water.
Materials: seed,annual,flowers,exotic vine,PURPLE BELL VINE