Black Eyed Susan is a rich flowering and fast growing climber, which grows up to 2-3 m in one season. Within this short time it turns fences and pergolas into green flowering walls. It is also suitable for hanging baskets, balconies as hanging plants.
A humus, rich and moist soil in a sunny and wind protected location is required.
Then the shoots are approximately 15 cm long, fix them on a wooden stick so that the plants do not grow into each other.
Regularly control growth as the twines are likely to spread onto neighboring plants.
Genus - Thunbergia
Species - Alata
Variety - White
Common name - Black Eyed Susan Vine
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Plant type - Annual or perennial Vine
Hardiness zones - 3 - 10
Exposure - Full Sun
Height - 1,80 - 3 m
Growth rate - Fast
Bloom season - June - October
Leaf / Flower color - Green / White with black eye
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
Very easy to start from seed.
Start seed indoors, about 6 - 8 weeks before your last frost date, or direct seed outdoors after danger of frost.
Soak the seeds in water for a day or two, before planting.
Sow 2-4 seeds per 8 cm pot. Press on the surface, cover with clear plastic or glass. Keep moist.