Tweedia : Greenhouse Plants
W – warm, minimum of 13°C (55°F)
Sometimes referred to as Oxypetalum or more correctly Amblyopetalum it is Tweedia caerulea which is mostly obtainable, usually as seed. Described as a climber it is more of a twining shrub which if not supported properly might unkindly be called straggly. I have never seen good specimens beyond 45 cm (18 in) high and I have had most success from growing three plants together in one pot. However, they are worth growing for their hairy heart-shaped leaves and flowers which begin a strange pale blue tinged with green but darken as they age. Fresh seed germinates likeand at 18-21°C (65-70°F).