The climbing cobee is one of very pretty flowers to adorn our gardens during’summer.
Due to its rapid growth and ease of culture, cobee delight you with its great decorative power.
In short, that’you should know:
Name : Cobea scandeus
Family : Polemoniaceae
Type : Climbing, perennial or annual
Height : 0.2 to 1 m
Exposure : Sunlight
Ground : Pretty rich and well drained
Flowering : April to October
Foliage : Deciduous or evergreen depending on climate
Sowing, planting the cobee:
Sowing is in late’winter under cover, usually from February to April.
The introduction in the spring after all risk of frost
- The cobee not frost resistant
- She loves good sunny situations
- She needs’a well-drained soil rich enough to bloom
- Fertilize the soil when planting
Cobee bought pot or bucket:
- If you buy your cobées pot, wait printemp s to plant it in a rather sunny spot.
- Water regularly after planting
Size, maintenance cobées:
The cobées n’need not’maintenance, but some gestures should allow you to see them bloom profusely and long.
- C’is a plant love the sun and rather rich and well drained soil
- A Regular watering is essential, especially in times of drought.
Keep a cobee in winter:
If it freezes the’winter in your area and you want to keep your cobées’year on year’other, here's how:
- Cultivating cobee pot
- Cut short enough to’autumn
- Enter the pot before the 1st frost in a cool but where it will not freeze
- Baste occasionally but in a limited way
Namely the cobee:
A native of Mexico, the only claim to do cobées’be watered by hot, dry weather.
This plant has a generous flowering abundant and most of the’year.
Its rapid growth of’order of 5 to 8 m per year gives it a great covering for your arbors, walls and pergolas.
Note that if you live in a tropical or subtropical region, cobee remains a perennial.
Diseases and pests affecting cobées:
The cobées especially attract many pests like aphids, the red spider or the scale insects
Malignant Council about the cobee:
Attention to the drought, especially in pots that can stop the growth of your cobee