(Cucurbito pepo) These Spinning or Dancing Gourds were used as a toy in 1800s Tennessee - carried by children in their pockets and spun like a top in contests at school. The gourds are small, just 2-3 inches tall, and tan when dry - beautiful as ornamentals and fun to play with! Mounding or climbing habit - will scramble over ground or can be trained to climb. Full sun. Annual. 10 seeds.