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17/10/2013 at 19:56

Hello, I bought a plant earlier in the year from Sissinghurst and only realised when I got home it had no label so I'm trying to find out what it is. Once planted in May it very quickly spread over fencing and into a nearby tree. A flower has just appeared for the first time so thought I'd post a pic to see if anyone can help. Thanks, John

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/32594.jpg?width=688&height=350&mode=max

 

17/10/2013 at 20:07
17/10/2013 at 22:35

It is indeed nut.

18/10/2013 at 15:24

It's not hardy John, you'll need to keep it above freezing over winter. Or start again with more seed next year

18/10/2013 at 17:57

yes, looks like cobaea scandens, though that's usually purple - must be a special Sissinghurst variety - also called the cup and saucer plant - and as nutcutlert says, not hardy.  Save some seed and grow them next year - may not come true to colour, but worth a go.

18/10/2013 at 21:38

Cobaea pringlei 

18/10/2013 at 21:47

I thought C. pringlei just had the cups, not the saucers aswell

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