Blushing Susie Black-Eyed Susan Vine
Thunbergia alata 'Blushing Susie'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
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|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing to 5 ft.|
|Design Ideas||This 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Watering Needs||Water 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