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Thunbergia alata - Black-Eyed Susan Vine - NYC Local Pickup & Delivery Only

4.5” Nursery Pot

Add a splash of vibrant color to your garden with the Black-Eyed Susan Vine, an enchanting climber known for its cheerful, bright blooms. This fast-growing vine features heart-shaped leaves and a profusion of yellow, orange, or white flowers, each with a distinctive dark center. Perfect for trellises, fences, and hanging baskets, the Black-Eyed Susan Vine can quickly transform any vertical space into a stunning floral display. Its long-lasting blooms and vigorous growth make it a standout choice for enhancing your garden’s aesthetic appeal.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Thunbergia alata
  • Common Name: Black-Eyed Susan Vine, Thunbergia vine, 
  • Family: Acanthaceae
  • Native Range: Eastern Africa through east South Africa
  • Plant Type: Annual

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care: Easy
  • Light: Moderate to Bright, will bloom best in full sun
  • Water: Keep soil moist, but not soggy
  • Humidity: All levels are acceptable
  • Temperature: 55-85F will not tolerate a hard freeze
  • Pruning: Prune vines to keep in control when needed
  • FeedingFertilize every three weeks during the warmer months with blossom-boosting fertilizer
  • Propagation: Not recommended
  • Pests: Few if any
  • Toxicity: May cause a tummy ache in pets if a large amount is consumed

Caring for the Black-Eyed Susan Vine is straightforward, making it suitable for gardeners of all experience levels. This hardy plant thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-drained soil, requiring regular watering to maintain its lush appearance. It is relatively pest-resistant and can grow rapidly, ensuring a low-maintenance yet high-impact addition to your garden. With the Black-Eyed Susan Vine for sale, you can effortlessly introduce a touch of vibrant beauty and dynamic growth to your outdoor space, enjoying its delightful blooms from summer through fall.