Thunbergia alata 'Suzie Orange with Eye' (Suzie Series)

9cm pot £6.99
available to order from summer
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Buy Thunbergia alata 'Suzie Orange with Eye' (Suzie Series) black-eyed Susan vine: Incredibly generous with its blooms

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

    Producing an abundance of flowers over several months, this fast-growing climber can be grown in a pot, hanging basket or sunny border. Strictly speaking it is a tender perennial, but if you want to overwinter it, you will need to do so in a warm conservatory or greenhouse. Otherwise treat it as an annual and replace it every year - it's a very good investment!

  • 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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Easy. Will do again. Planted Nasturtium underneath.





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If I winter it safely, do i cut the vine growth back in the spring


These do not need formative pruning - unless they start to outgrow their allotted space, or start to look scrappy. If you do feel the need to cut yours back, then it should be done in late winter or early spring.


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