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Thunbergia gregorii

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Features

  • BloomsJune to October
  • Height2m to 4.5m
  • Spread1.5m to 2.5m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourOrange
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Thunbergia gregorii. This is an evergreen, twining vine which can climb to about 1.8m. The leaves are triangular to oval, with winged stalks. The flowers are very showy, brilliant orange, tubular flowers which are borne nearly all year round.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

Tropical Africa

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilRich
  • 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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