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Thunbergia (Any Color) - Plant

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Thunbergia erecta is a herbaceous perennial climbing plant species in the genus Thunbergia native to western Africa.
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Description for Thunbergia (Any Color)

This product does not have the flowers at the time of shipping. Afterward, the plant will bloom and it could be of any colored flower.

Winter hardy to USDA Zones 10 to 11 where it is best grown in organically rich, fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Thunbergia erecta, Acanthaceae, Acanthus, Meyenia erecta Mini, Meyenia White Any color August to September 15 to 30 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area. Arabian is a small bush with evergreen leaves. There are many other varieties of plant, of which are best suited for sub-tropical climates. Learning how to grow will add a striking visual and olfactory touch to the garden.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun to part shade Well-drained soil Medium 20 to 30 degrees C Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Thunbergia

  • To help conserve water, reduce stress, and encourage healthy growth, apply a 2- to 4-inch layer of chopped and shredded leaves, grass clippings, or shredded bark around the base of your plants. Allow about an inch of space between the mulch and the base stem of the plant.

Harvesting

August to September

Typical uses of Thunbergia

Special features: Trellises, arbors, fences or other structures in areas where winter hardy. Hanging baskets and other containers when grown as an annual. Houseplant.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/

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