see more; Family Acanthaceae . It comes fom the Andes up to an altitude of 3600 meters so resistant to lower temperatures up to a minimum of -5°C. This pretty coral pink passion flower from mountain regions is of the vine leaf type, with strong growth if given a warm sunny wall. Thunbergia Grandiflora, is a rampant woody stemmed perennial climber with lovely pale to mid blue trumpet flowers born in clusters throughout most of the summer. Not many are really hardy, although Passiflora Caerulea is root hardy and the vine stems can stand up to -10˚C given a protected wall. Bignoniaceae family. The name of snail vine comes from the curious flower buds that resemble a slug or snail before opening. Our special mix of Passion Flowers with a wide range of forms and colour. Buy Thunbergia seeds easily online! Free-flowering and colourful. T. grandiflora is also capable of regenerating from stem fragments or portions of the tuberous roots and vegetatively by stolons. Thunbergia found in: Thunbergia alata 'Blushing Susie', Thunbergia alata 'Sunny Susy Red-Orange', Thunbergia alata 'Superstar Orange', Thunbergia.. An unusual variety of this tender perennial that grows very rapidly covering a trellis easily in a couple of months ort just let it wander. The 2" heart-shaped leaves edged in purple add to the attraction of this lovely vine. Plant in a good rich free draining soil in full sun. Thunbergia Seed (Black Eyed Susan Vine) Mix of orange,yellow and white flowers ! Thunbergia is a genus of flowering plants native to tropical regions of Africa, Madagascar and southern Asia. Thunbergia grandiflora 'Alba' RHS Plants for Pollinators plants This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects. Five overlapping petals surround a brownish-purple center tube, masquerading as a center disk. The name derives from its long yellow fruits like a squat banana which also taste delicious, don’t get too excited though, you are unlikely to get it to fruit in the UK. The pure white blossoms without a black eye cover this plant from mid summer until late autumn and always seem to have some flowers in blossom. Sow February to April into pots or trays of moist seed compost and cover with a 6mm (1/4 in) layer of compost or vermiculite. An easy and rampant vine. (but fruit are only produced in warmer climates). Sun shade: Full sun ; Grows in: Borders Flower Colour: Orange Longevity: Annual . My father has been growing a beautiful specimen on an outside wall in London for about 20 years, which he prunes back each year after flowering. Rhodochiton atrosanguineum or purple bells is an exciting tender perennial climber for baskets or a shady trellis. We offer you the highest quality garden tools, plants, seeds and flower bulbs. While preferring lighter soils, the plants will establish in heavier soils provided drainage is good. Black-eyed-Susan. Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. This vine is as easy care as it is charming. The flowers have an almost pop art look to them, with a solid center surrounded by a ring of clear colored petals. Thunbergia grandiflora reproduces via seed. An annual Passiflora that grows quickly over hedges and bushes in tropical conditions. The tubular bell shaped flowers are creamy white with purple spotted markings and are borne in large clusters from late winter to early spring. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. 95. Coloration of their bloom varies widely from the golden-hued black-eyed susan thunbergia, to the blue thunbergia grandiflora. Place in a propagator or warm place and keep at a constant temperature of between 20-25C (68-77F). The Blue Sky Vine, Thunbergia grandiflora, is an exceptionally popular tropical vine that is easy, reliable, has excellent flower power and it can be grown as a die-back perennial in zones 8-9 if established early in the growing season (click the "More Details and Growing Info" link or the plant's image to learn more). After sowing do not exlude light as this helps germination. Thunbergia fragrans is a perennial vine, with green, oblong leaves and white flowers, similar in shape to Thunbergia gregorii. Mucuna Pruriens produces 3 inch velvety pods filled with marbled beans. Excellent as a conservatory or pot plant and it can be trained as a small shrub producing the delicate bright blue flowers most of the summer. Passiflora coactilis is a fast growing rare evergreen climber from the Tacsonia group. Try again. A member of the Ipomoea family with sprays of red/yellow flowers. A large plant grown over a climbing framework in a heated conservatory will permeate your house with an exquisite heavy perfume in the evenings. Blue Sky Flower, Bengal Clockvine, Bengal Trumpet, Blue Thunbergia, Blue Trumpetvine, Clockvine, Skyflower, Skyvine Nothing is quite like a stunning tropical climber or tropical vine amongst summer bedding or growing up a warm house wall. Thunbergia Plants - Collection A captivating trailing plant that produces vivid multicoloured flowers. Thunbergia grandiflora (Blue Trumpet Vine) is a vigorous twining evergreen vine, often grown as an annual, with large, heart-shaped, bright green leaves, 4-8 in. It is a woody climber than can reach 10 m length in its native habitat but can be grown as a container plant. Grown up a suitable framework it makes a lovely show under glass or outside in a sheltered location for the summer. Flowers are long, pink and attractive. Germination: Cover seed lightly; 70-75°F; 7-10 days. 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