They say it's an annual. It's actually a perennial if you can overwinter it.
Coconut A-Peel® Black-Eyed Susan Vine Thunbergia alata
This annual vine, will give you color all summer long, while climbing happily up whatever support you give it. Fast growing and fun, kids and adults alike will love it.Award WinnerContinuous Bloom or RebloomerLong BloomingHeat TolerantDeadheading Not NecessaryVine:Vine
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:TallGarden Height:60 - 96 InchesTrails Up To:96 InchesSpacing:14 - 16 InchesSpread:18 - 24 InchesFlower Colors:WhiteFlower Shade:Cream with a Black EyeFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:ClimbingContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Planting To FrostHardiness Zones:10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Great for use in landscapes and containers. If grown in a hanging basket it will climb the chains, which can look pretty cool. Given something to climb on in landscapes and upright containers, it will do so, otherwise it will sprawl and potentially climb nearby plants.Maintenance Notes:
Easy to care for. No deadheading is necessary.Coconut A-Peel® Thunbergia alata 'Volthu9327' USPPAF, Can PBRAF
524321Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
hi lo, Canada, 31 weeks ago
This pant grew vines and little delicate flowers eventually appeared. The flowers didn’t last long and then more would bloom. I loved the coloring of the flowers.Ella, Connecticut, United States, 1 year ago
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