Thunbergia alata 'Sunny Suzy Brownie'

9cm pot £6.99
available to order from summer
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Buy Thunbergia alata 'Sunny Suzy Brownie' black-eyed Susan vine: A fast growing, summer-flowering climber

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, moist, well drained or sandy
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Hardiness: tender (will need winter protection)

    This fast growing perennial climber will cover an unsightly wall or fence in record time - and throughout summer, it will produce a profusion of chocolate-red to burnt orange flowers. For the most intense flower colour, try to plant them in a really sunny spot, and if you do not wish to replace this tender evergreen each year, grow it in a pot topped with an obelisk, or even leave it to cascade over the edges of a large hanging basket. That way it can easily be moved to a sheltered spot during the winter months.

  • Garden care: Keep under glass where temperatures dip below 5C, only moving outside after the frosts have passed. A twining climber, it will need support, and it should be watered freely when in growth - and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly.

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