Mixed Black-eyed Susan 'Tricolor' - Climbing plants

Thunbergia alata 'Tricolor'
Mixed Black-eyed Susan 'Tricolor'

Warm summer colours!

The Black-eyed Susan mix (Thunbergia) is even more colourful now. Until recently, this variety of Thunbergia was only known by its yellow and orange flowers. Growers have now succeeded in creating several flower colours. The warm, summery colours of this mixed Black-eyed Susan will cheer your garden up no end. The magnificent bright colours make it a pleasure to have this plant on your patio or decking.
You will receive 3 varieties together in one nursery pot.
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Planting and flowering details
  • Planting
  • Thunbergia alata is a fantastic tub plant. Use a large flower pot, planter or hanging basket (minimum diameter of 50 cm) with holes in the base. Cover the bottom with broken crocks or a layer of hydro pellets. Put potting compost in the pot and place the root ball of the Black-eyed Susan at the correct depth. Fill with more soil and press down firmly. Water your Thunbergia immediately after planting. Put the pot in a warm spot in full sun or partial shade.
    Climbing Thunbergia mix
    The long shoots of Thunbergia alata will look amazing trained to cover a frame, a climbing support or bamboo canes. Firmly position the climbing frame in the pot. It is also possible to train Black-eyed Susan along a wall or to cover your fence or trellis.
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  • Care
  • Thunbergia alata is a fast growing plant, therefore requires lots of water and nutrition. Give plenty of water in summer and less in autumn. Deadheading regularly encourages continuous flowering. For an extra rich bloom in case of potted plants, Bakker recommends regularly adding fertiliser when watering during summer. Thunbergia alata is usually grown as an annual plant. It is possible to overwinter this perennial in a warm sun lounge or in a greenhouse.
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  • Specifics
  • Thunbergia alata is native to tropical Africa and loves warmth. The name black-eyed Susan refers to the striking black heart that looks just like the pupil of an eye. The flowers of this mix have warm summery colours like red orange, yellow or orange. This remarkably fast-growing vine flowers throughout summer until late autumn.
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  • Extra information
  • Latin name Thunbergia alata 'Tricolor'
    Delivery type Supplied as container plant
    Guarantee 100% growth and flowering guarantee
    Color Multicoloured
    Light preference full sun ,  partial sun
    Scented not scented
    Flowers for cutting no
    Flowering period June - October
    Growing height150 - 200 cm
    Planting distance70 - 80 cm
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