A glorious climber which is free flowering and self clinging. Spreading pure elegance wherever it should wander. Milky Way features the purest white blooms flanked by rich maroon striping. Vigorous and ideal for quick effect. Height: 120-180cm (4-6ft).
Caution: Seeds & plant is poisonous and should not be eaten.
Planting: Year round in tropical climate; Before planting, file the seeds long enough for the coat to break, and soak them for 24 hours. Sow the seeds early in the season when the ground is approximately 64°F (18°C). As these are annual climbers, they will become a beautiful carpet if there are no frames to cling onto.
Soil: Well-drained, moderately fertile.
Sowing Depth: .25 inches (.6 cm) deep
Spacing: At least 6 inches (15 cm) apart.
Light: Full sun
Watering: Ensure that new seedlings are watered thoroughly, after which water is only required when the soil is dry.
Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer directly after planting, and every month following. Mulching is optional.
Takes approximately 3 months to fully mature.