Asarina scandens 'Violet'

Grow this to climb up over frames for wonderful scale, and to tumble out of window boxes or hanging baskets. More
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Grow this to climb up over frames for wonderful scale, and to tumble out of window boxes or hanging baskets.

Genus Asarina
Group/Species A. scandens
Variety Violet
Type Annual Climber, Half-Hardy Annual Climber
Common Name Climbing Snapdragon
Border Position Climber
Soil Type Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 2.4m (7ft 10in)
Spacing 1.2m (4ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow indoors Feb-April. Surface sow onto seed compost and cover with vermiculite. Light is needed for germination so cover with a transparent bag. Germination should happen after a fortnight. Transplant established seedlings into individual pots and grow on in cooler conditions. Acclimatise and plant out after danger of frost has passed.
Care Tips Prefers a sandy, fertile soil which is moist but well-drained in full sun. Water regularly. Will tolerate partial sun.
Flowering June - October
Harvesting Flower production 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Asarina scandens 'Violet' reviews

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Reviewed 7th November 2018 by Claire

These were very nice and I am always impressed with your packaging and delivery

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Reviewed 5th October 2018 by Muriel

These flowered sparsely, although what blooms appeared were pretty. Possibly the summer conditions had a bearing on this, but all plants were grown in new compost and regularly watered etc.

All told, not successful, but the plants arrived in good condition and in the time scale quoted.

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Reviewed 3rd October 2018 by Linda

Great service. All the plants are performing wonderfully. Hopefully will continue to do so for awhile yet.