Bizarre, purple-brown, five-pointed flowers open with an indescribable musky perfume. Finally, on twining stems holding attractive long glossy leaves, sizeable, banana-like seed-pods expand before expelling their silky seeds. Turkey is the home of this rarely seen but intriguing hardy deciduous climber also known as the 'Silk Vine', which will weave and wind its way up any suitable support.
For best results, sow seeds as soon as you receive them in a cool place onto a good soil-based compost. Cover the seeds with fine grit or compost to approximately their own depth. These seeds can be very slow indeed to germinate, and sometimes they wait for spring before emerging whenever they are sown. Do not use any artificial heat in an attempt to germinate them as it may simply disrupt their germination mechanism. Please be very patient, and do not discard the seed pan, no matter how long it takes for germination to occur.
Common name:Silk Vine
Packet Content:5 (Approx)