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Asarina scandens 'Sky Blue'

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Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Asarina (ass-ar-ee-na) (Info)
Species: scandens (SKAN-dens) (Info)
Cultivar: Sky Blue

Synonym:Maurandya scandens
Synonym:Lophospermum scandens

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Category:
Vines and Climbers

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive colchie On Aug 31, 2010, colchie from Vashon, WA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Grew this for the first time this year. Took forever to start flowering, but now it's covered with purplish blue blossoms. I used it to give more shade to a tree peony, which is much happier in the shade!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Richmond, California
Vashon, Washington



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