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Asarina antirrhiniflora
Asarina antirrhiniflora

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Zones 17-27, H1, H2
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Asarina antirrhiniflora

Climbing Snapdragon, Chikabiddy
Annuals, Perennials, Vines


Climbing, sprawling, or trailing tender perennials have twining stems and triangular to ovate leaves. Tubular flowers, borne singly in leaf axils, flare at the mouth like snapdragon (Antirrhinum, a close relative). Often grown as an annual; plants from early sowings will bloom in late spring and through the summer. Grow on a trellis, in window boxes or hanging baskets, or as ground cover. Need good drainage.

Asarina antirrhiniflora

Grows 3–6 ft. tall, with 1-in., yellow throated flowers in lavender, violet, blue, and red. A mixed-color seed strain offers red-and-yellow or blue-and-white flowers.

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