Bright canary yellow flowers with attractive foliage make this a great backdrop. A rapid growing vine that will quickly cover your trellis, fence or arbor. Ht 3 m (10 ft). Origin: Mexico to Peru.
Soak seed for a couple of hours prior to planting. Sow seed outdoors as soon as soil can be worked. Cover seed very lightly and keep the soil moist until all seedlings appear. For earlier blooms start seed 2 weeks prior to intended date of transplanting outside. Germinates best at 21 C (70 F) in 7-10 days. Transplant as soon as possible to prevent shock. Fertilize every 2 weeks with 10-52-17 and liquid seaweed for strong healthy plants. Garden spacing 40 cm (16 in) apart.