This shows the flower, the vine and the balloon.The balloon holds seeds that have a heart on them,used to make jewelry.The flower is not to impressive but the balloons and the seeds are.
Ripe pod and seeds
First true leaves on 13-15 days old seedlings - 28.3.2003
Cardiospermum halicacabum seedling
Love in a Puff
Limestone County, AL off I65 9/2010
The Balloon Vine seed pod is light green during the summer and turns brown in the fall.