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Climbing Snapdragon Asarina antirrhiniflora

Previously known as:

  • Maurandya antirrhiniflora
Phonetic Spelling
ass-ar-ee-na an-tee-rin-IF-lor-uh
Description

Good container plant; moderate moisture and good drainage; not overly aggressive; remove spent flowers and seed pods to prolong flowering

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Bride's White'
  • 'Joan Loraine'
  • 'Mystic Pink'
  • 'Pink Ice'
'Bride's White', 'Joan Loraine', 'Mystic Pink', 'Pink Ice'
Tags:
#sun#deciduous#container plant#well-drained soil#vines
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Bride's White'
  • 'Joan Loraine'
  • 'Mystic Pink'
  • 'Pink Ice'
'Bride's White', 'Joan Loraine', 'Mystic Pink', 'Pink Ice'
Tags:
#sun#deciduous#container plant#well-drained soil#vines
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Asarina
    Species:
    antirrhiniflora
    Family:
    Plantaginaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Mexico and the south western United States
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Vine
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Climbing
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    9b, 9a, 10b, 10a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Description:
    Red-purple with white throat
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Twining and wrapping leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Attracts:
    Hummingbirds