Black-Eyed Susan Vine (Thunbergia alata 'Blushing Susie')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: to 60"
Plant Spread: climber
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Predominantly red w/ shades of ivory & apricot.
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 70 to 75
Days to germinate: 14 to 30 days
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Will not come true from seed
Other info: F1 hybrid
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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June 21, 2014

Today we open Vines and Climbers week by giving a list of the top 25 vines in our database, judged by how many contributions have been made to the various plant entries. Enjoy the list!

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Posted by Roses_R_Red (Mount Bethel, PA) on Feb 17, 2013 9:57 AM

No matter when it's started it doesn't bloom til midsummer and then goes on until first frost.

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lovesblooms On April 26, 2015 Seeds sown
MrsBinWY On January 19, 2019 Seeds sown
4 seeds (all) from janinilulu (commercial), soak overnight & sow in newspaper pot; no germination as of 3-30-19; sowed 'Spanish Eyes' in the pot + 1 random (looks like) morning glory seed that was in the packet
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