Black-eyed susan vine
Belonging to the Thunbergia genus, Black-eyed susan vine has a botanical name of Thunbergia alata. The botanical name epithet alata means 'winged'.
A mixture of colors in shades of yellow, white, and orange, each bloom is centered with a black ‘eye’ and prominently displayed against emerald green ivy-like foliage. Perfect for trellises and hanging baskets, Black-Eyed Susan vine grows 8-10 feet in full to part sun and moist, well drained soil.Black-eyed susan vine grows as an annual and is a flower / ornamental. Being an annual plant, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Black-eyed susan vine is known for growing with a vinelike habit to a height of approximately 2.43 metres (that's 7.90 feet in imperial). This plant tends to bloom in mid summer.
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Black-eyed susan vine is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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Germination can be irregular so maintain an even and high soil temperature of 75-80°F and an even moisture level. Barely cover seeds and expect germination in 10-21 days.Soil temperature should be kept higher than 23°C / 73°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations*, you should look at sowing Black-eyed susan vine about 21 days before your last frost date .
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Black-eyed susan vine so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Black-eyed susan vine so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Black-eyed susan vine plants:
White clock vine
Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Misspellings: Black Eyed Susan Vine, Blackeyed Susan Vine
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Popular varieties of Black-eyed susan vine
- Spanish Eyes
- Blushing Susie
- Sunny Suzy
- Raspberry Smoothie
- Sunset Shades
- Susie Mix
- African Sunset
- Alata Mix
- Lemon star
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