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Thunbergia fragrans

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Features

  • BloomsJune to October
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourWhite throated red

Description

Thunbergia fragrans. This is a perennial woody climber with triangular to ovate, entire or toothed leaves. The single flowers are fragrant, white blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

India

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are marginally frost hardy to frost tender. They will grow in any reasonably rich soil with adequate drainage.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in spring and cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mites, whitefly and scale insects under glass.

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