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cobaea

(kəʊˈbiːə)
n
(Plants) any climbing shrub of the tropical American genus Cobaea, esp C. scandens, grown for its large trumpet-shaped purple or white flowers: family Polemoniaceae
[named after Bernabé Cobo (1572–1659), Jesuit missionary and naturalist]
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Annual climbers like the exotic Cobaea scandens, the cup and saucer plant, and blue trumpets of morning glory, Ipomoea tricolor 'Heavenly Blue', in pots and grown up a tripod of bamboo canes, will fill gaps in borders and flower until October.
Annual climbers like the exotic Cobaea scandens, the cup and saucer plant, and the fabulous blue trumpets of morning glory, Ipomoea tricolor "Heavenly Blue", planted in pots and grown up a tripod of bamboo canes, can be popped into any gaps that appear in borders.
In addition to our Antipodean present, we are going to sow morning glory, with its big blue trumpets, and Cobaea scandens, the cup and saucer vine.
In Polemoniaceae, Cobaea species and Loeseliastrum are pronouncedly monosymmetric (Grant & Grant, 1965; J.
Attractive annual vines include my favorite 'Heavenly Blue' Morning Glories (Ipomoea violacea), Hyacinth Bean (Lablab purpureus) with its clusters of purplish-pink flowers and flat, deep purple seedpods, Passionflower (Passiflora incarnate) and Cathedral Bells (Cobaea scandens).
Annual climbers like the exotic Cobaea scandens, the cup and saucer plant, and the fabulous blue trumpets of morning glory, Ipomoea tricolor Heavenly Blue, planted in pots and grown up a tripod of bamboo canes can be popped into any gaps that appear in borders.
Annual climbers like the exotic Cobaea scandens, the cup and saucer plant, and the fabulous blue trumpets of morning glory, Ipomoea tricolor 'Heavenly Blue', planted in pots and grown up a tripod of bamboo canes can be popped into any gaps that appear in borders.
In a sunny, sheltered spot, plant out half-hardy climbers such as ipomoea (morning glory), cobaea scandens (cup and saucer plant) and eccremocarpus scaber (Chilean glory vine).