Asarina scandens 'Joan Loraine'

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 scandens
Variety Joan Loraine
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Climbing Snapdragon
Border Position Cutting Garden
Soil Type Acid - Neutral
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Height 3.6m (11ft 8in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover February-May. Sow as thinly as you can (ideally two seeds) into individual small pots. Keep moist. Place somewhere warm and keep moist until germination occurs, usually within a couple of weeks. Thin seedlings to leave one per pot. Grow on in a light, frost-free place. As a climber, they will need a cane or similar support. Gradually acclimatise plants to outdoor conditions for 7-10 days before moving to their final position after the last frosts.
Care Tips Avoid chalky or too dry soils. Will require climbing supports. May also be grown in a container to climb up a suitable support or trail over the edges of hanging baskets and window boxes. Keep well-watered.
Flowering August-October (or unitl December in some areas).
Vase Life Pick by the vine. Strip the bottom leaves and then sear stem ends in boiling water for 10 seconds. Leave in cool water, ideally overnight before arranging.
Harvesting August-October (December in some areas). For the vase: Pick by the vine. Strip the bottom leaves and then sear stem ends in boiling water for 10 seconds.
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 'Joan Loraine' 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.