Black-Eyed Susan Vine (Thunbergia alata)

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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 20 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Red
White
Yellow
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets

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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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Location: TennesseeDate: 2018-09-20
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-08-01
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Date: 2005-11-03
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2017-11-12Friday seed earlier this spring
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Location: TennesseeDate: 7-30-2018
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Location: Gent, BelgiumDate: 2015-08-06
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2017-11-12
By carlysuko
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Location: Morisset Park, N.S.W., Australia
By carolem
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-11-19I get lots of volunteers from this plant
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Date: 2019-06-06
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Location: Nortwest NJ
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Location: West Valley City, UTDate: 2009-07-22
By Zencat
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Date: 2012-12-01
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Date: 2012-12-01
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-09-12
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2008-09-11
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Location: Rainforest, Paraty, BrazilDate: 2013-12-07
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Location: Rainforest, Paraty, BrazilDate: 2013-12-17
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Location: Rainforest, Paraty, BrazilDate: 2013-12-13
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Location: western OregonDate: spring 2014
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Date: 2016-06-21Seeds sown May 31, 2016
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Location: Morisset Park, N.S.W., AustraliaDate: 2013-07-14
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Location: Youngsville, LADate: 2017-11-07By tabbycat
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Date: 2019-06-07
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-10-19
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-10-19
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-10-19
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-09-11
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Location: central IllinoisDate: October 2006
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-10-15
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 10-5-06
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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On January 10, 2019 Bloomed
still have blooms and have self rooted on ground -WG bed
piksihk On December 17, 2016 Bloomed
has gotten big and some vines have self-rooted; still blooming
piksihk On March 11, 2016 Bloomed
She survived the winter and still blooming
piksihk On November 1, 2015 Bloomed
piksihk On January 23, 2015 Seeds sown
piksihk On January 22, 2015 Obtained plant
vbprog On April 9, 2015 Plant emerged
vbprog On April 2, 2015 Seeds sown
Weedwhacker On April 17, 2015 Seeds sown
Indoors
dragonfetti On April 28, 2015 Transplanted
Seven to cups
dragonfetti On April 1, 2015 Seeds germinated
dragonfetti On March 19, 2015 Seeds sown
BB container
lovesblooms On February 4, 2017 Seeds sown
indoors
lovesblooms On February 4, 2017 Seeds sown
indoors; swelled seeds planted after overnight soak in boiled water
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Black-Eyed Susan by carolem Jan 21, 2018 5:31 PM 1
Unknown vine by Australis Mar 23, 2019 4:22 PM 3
black eyed susan vine by mary1946 Jan 19, 2019 7:48 PM 3
Black eyed susan by mgpuppomartinez Dec 23, 2018 12:39 AM 8
Should I be worried about this? by girthworm Sep 15, 2018 4:22 PM 0
Please identify by Kathymtucker Aug 4, 2018 1:33 PM 3
Problem with black eyed susan vines? by girthworm Jun 21, 2018 9:52 AM 0
Do you recognize these seeds? by piksihk May 31, 2018 6:17 PM 4
Black eyed susan by susiemartin6 Jul 26, 2017 11:59 AM 3
fuschia/ annual flower by gardenladybj Feb 28, 2017 11:41 AM 4
Melanie visits Naples, Florida by mellielong Oct 22, 2016 11:12 AM 44

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