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Maurandya antirrhiniflora 'Ruby'

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Species Name: Maurandya antirrhiniflora ssp. antirrhiniflora 'Ruby'
Common Name: Twining Snapdragon

Rare annual vine. Stunning for sunny lattice or trellis. Takes sun, garden water, and cold temperatures. Red flowers are crowd pleasing and can be up to 1". Perfect for hummingbird gardens.

Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant Type: Annual
Height by Width: 4-6' long
Growth Habit: Climbing, trailing vine
Deciduous/Evergreen: Drought deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Infrequent to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Red
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden
Natural Habitat: Desert Flats, washes below 8,000'


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