black eyed susan vine

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Inspiring poets with its beauty, this 1800s heirloom can be enjoyed in window boxes, hanging baskets, as a ground cover, as a screen, on a trellis or fence, and decorating mailboxes and columns. You will be rewarded with lush foliage and masses of blooms all summer long in vibrant orange, yellow, and white; the colorful petals make a striking contrast to the black "eye".

Botanical Name: Thunbergia alata

Family: Acanthaceae

Native: Africa

Hardiness: Perennial USDA zones 10 and 11, otherwise grown as an annual

Plant Dimensions: 5'–8' long vine; in frost-free areas it may reach 20'.

Variety Information: 1"–1½" wide, vibrant white, yellow, and orange flowers, some with and some without a contrasting black "eye".

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower

black eyed susan vine