King's Mantle (Thunbergia erecta)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet (1.2-1.8m)
Plant Spread: 5 to 8 feet (1.5-3.5m)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Layering
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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piksihk On March 18, 2018 Plant emerged
WG after freeze
piksihk On December 17, 2016 Bloomed
couple of blooms left
piksihk On April 23, 2016 Bloomed
piksihk On February 26, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
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piksihk On August 7, 2015 Bloomed
piksihk On June 21, 2014 Bloomed
piksihk On June 1, 2014 Transplanted
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Floral Alphabet Soup!! E .... eh? by KatEnns Jan 15, 2018 8:24 AM 41
Plant from San Antonio TX. ID by springcolor Jun 13, 2016 8:49 AM 5
What's this one? by piksihk Oct 15, 2015 11:31 AM 12
Florida Gardening 2014. by DavidofDeLand Jan 26, 2015 9:25 AM 700

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