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botanical name:
Lophospermum scandens 'Mystic Purple'
Lophospermum scandens 'Mystic Purple' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lofos, Mexican Twist
synonyms:  Asarina scandens 'Mystic Purple'
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 2.40m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: climber
leaf colour: green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 10°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
description:
Vigorous tender annual climber. Long slender stems and triangular, toothed, light to mid green, slightly hairy leaves. Trumpet-shaped, deep purple flowers in summer.

cultivation:
Moist soil in full sun or part shade and warm conditions. Will climb with support or trail over edges.

propagation:
From seed or softwood cuttings

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