Asarina procumbens description:
Primrose yellow snapdragon flowers with a deep yellow centre in the summer.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Is also wildlife friendly in general.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a shady border or hanging down from a wall, but it is a fairly fussy plant so it’s for the more experienced gardeners.
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Other common names: Trailing Snapdragon and Heart-leaved Snapdragon.
Also known as: Antirrhinum asarina.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a groundcover plant?
Yes, good for wooded spaces.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Fairly hardy. Is okay here in East Anglia in a sheltered spot. It can reseed to keep itself going.
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Pick off seed heads to prolong flowering.
Size of plant:
Height 10 cm.
Spread 60 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 3 plants per square metre.
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