Asarina scandens 'Mystic Rose'

I love the asarinas which climb up and cascade down, so they are brilliant for covering walls and fences and as an abundant softener for containers. More
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I love the asarinas which climb up and cascade down, so they are brilliant for covering walls and fences and as an abundant softener for containers and summer pots flowing down the sides. This one is a rich purple-pink.

Genus Asarina
Group/Species scandens
Variety Mystic Rose
Type Annual Climber, Half-Hardy Annual Climber
Common Name Climbing Snapdragon
Border Position Back, Climber, Container
Soil Type Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 2.4m (8ft)
Spacing 50cm (20in)
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: 5 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 'Mystic Rose' reviews

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Reviewed 20th August 2019 by Diane

Slow to germinate but once they got going they quickly clambered upwards. However they have yet to flower and it is now mid August.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Angela