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Blushing Susie Black-Eyed Susan Vine

Thunbergia alata 'Blushing Susie'

Lovely range of flower color on the same plant, displaying mostly apricot with shades of ivory and pink. Spectacular when used tumbling over containers, twining around hanging basket chains or climbing a trellis in the garden.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.


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Average Size at MaturityFast growing to 5 ft.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis beautifully colored perennial is one of the very best for hanging baskets. It is remarkable cascading off the edges of pots, troughs and window boxes. Use it as a fast growing vine to creep over unattractive masonry or climb aging walls. Particularly good for quick coverage of chain link and woven wire fence. Plant in masses for a sprawling groundcover. Perfect quick fix for small city gardens, courtyards, apartment balconies and townhouse yards.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune annually to control size.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

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