Cobaea scandens: Cup-and-saucer vine


Cobaea scandens [cup-and-saucer vine, cathedral bells, Mexican ivy, monastery bells] is a species of flowering perennial plant of the Polemoniaceae family, native to the tropical Americas.

It is widely cultivated for its twining habit and its highly ornamental, bell-shaped flowers, 5 cm [2 in] long, which change from white to purple.


A white form Cobea scandens alba.

Photos: Flower DomeGardens by the BaySingapore [20140503]

Source: Wikipedia


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