Susie Orange Black Eye Vine, Thunbergia Seeds

Thunbergia

Susie Orange Black Eye Vine, Thunbergia Seeds

Thunbergia

The Susie Orange Black Eye Vine Thunbergia is a stunning bright orange Black-Eyed Susan variety that grows very vigorously. This variety produces an abundance of beautiful large flowers. The Susie Orange Black Eye Vine quickly covers a trellis against a sunny fence, or look spectacular growing up an obelisk in a container.
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Product Details

Botanical Name

Thunbergia alta

Seed Type

Seed

Packet

50 seeds

Growing Conditions

Trellis,Hanging Baskets

Sow Method

Transplant

Categories

Flowers

Zones

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

Weight

0.01

Depth

0.15

Height

4.5

Width

3.25

Growing Instructions

Learning Download: How to Grow Thunbergia

Thunbergia is native to eastern Africa, and it is a climbing plant. Since it is a vining plant, it can grow well in fence rows, on trellises, mailbox posts, in a hanging container or up lampposts.

Before Planting: The seeds are sown directly into the garden, but they can be started indoors six to eight weeks before the last frost. Amend soil with compost prior to planting.

Planting: Wait until the last frost has passed before directly seeding. Thunbergia seeds will take a while to germinate, up to 25 days.

Watering: Thunbergia does not tolerate drought well, so this is something to look out for especially in you are growing them in containers.

Fertilizer: Adding a general-purpose fertilizer every 4 to 6 weeks.

Days to Maturity: Thunbergia flowers will bloom from summer through fall.

Harvesting: Since they are a vining pant, these flowers are not great to harvest and display indoors.

Tips: These plants grow well in full sun or light shade, however, if you are planting them in a hotter region, it is best to make sure the plants receive afternoon shade.

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