Black Eyed Susan Vine (Thunbergia Alata Sunset Shades) 15 seeds (#2094)
About the product
A compact climber producing flowers in a range of warm "sunset" colours.
Ideal for patios and as a conservatory plant.
Usually grown as an annual.
Genus - Thunbergia
Species - Alata
Variety - Sunset Shades
Common name - Black Eyed Susan Vine
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 10
Height - 1,20 m
Plant type - Annual flower, vine
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Neutral, Alkaline (pH 6-8)
Soil type - Fertile, well drained
Water requirements - Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Landscape uses - Suitable for growing indoors. For beds, borders, container. Specimen Plant. Suitable as Annual
Bloom season - Repeat blooms May through Fall
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Yellow to Orange, cream
Sow indoors from February to April in trays of seed compost. Sow 2 seeds per pot.
Sow thinly, cover with 5 mm of fine compost. Firm gently and keep moist. Cover with glass, clear plastic or propagator lid.
Keep at +20-+25C. Seedlings appear in 21-35 days.
Remove cover then seedlings appear. Grow on at ~+15C.
Transplant when large enough into individual 10 cm pots. Transplant in to permanent position after the last frost 20 cm apart.
Remove dead flowers to prolong flowering. Keep moist and weed free.