Thunbergia alata 'Superstar Orange'

Super-bright Black-eyed-Susan perfect for huge impact clambering over a pergola, fence or frame. More
15 seeds 153027 £2.95 In stock
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Super-bright Black-eyed-Susan perfect for huge impact clambering over a pergola, fence or frame.

Genus Thunbergia
Group/Species alata
Variety Superstar Orange
Type Annual Climber, Half-Hardy Annual Climber
Common Name Black-eyed Susan
Border Position Back, Climber, Container
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 1.8m (6ft)
Spacing 40cm (16in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow indoors late autumn-late winter or sow directly in spring. Surface sow onto moist well-drained seed compost. Cover seed with 10mm vermiculite. Plant out after the last frosts, prefers a sheltered sunny spot with moist but well-drained soil. May also be grown in containers or hanging baskets. Provide support if growing as a climber.
Care Tips Water freely and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser once a month. Will require protection from frosts unless grown as an annual.
Flowering July - first frosts
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Thunbergia alata 'Superstar Orange' reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sheila

Poor germination and the few sickly plants soon died.