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Thunbergia alata | Pacific Nurseries

Thunbergia alata

Common Name | Black-eyed Susan Vine
Popular Plant Non-CA Native | Pacific Nurseries
Non-CA Native
Vine
Originating from South Africa, Thunbergia alata is a very attractive evergreen vine that climbs on just about anything that will support it. The twining stems will reach 6-8′ and are covered with triangular-shaped leaves. Showy bright orange flowers appear almost year-round but are most prominent in summer through fall. Thunbergia is a fast grower and light pruning encourages more blossoms to flourish. This beautiful vine can densely cover a vertical area with a contrasting field of green foliage and cheerfully bright flowers. It performs best in full sun and will tolerate some shade. It likes regular watering and rich, moist soil.

Thunbergia alata

Attributes + Requirements

Evergreen
Popular Plant Pollinator Attraction | Pacific Nurseries
Attracts Pollinators
Growth | 3-8′ High
Growth | 3-6′ Wide
Popular Plant Flower Color | Pacific Nurseries
Flower Color | Orange
Moderate Water
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Popular Plant Soil Requirements | Pacific Nurseries
Soil | Sandy, Clay, Well-Drained
Special Features = Fast-growing | Showy Foliage | Easy Care
Popular Plant Sizes Grown | Pacific Nurseries
Thunbergia alata
Sizes Grown | 5 gal

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