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Thunbergia mysorensis

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to July
  • Height5m to 6.5m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourYellow reddish brown

Description

Thunbergia mysorensis. This is an evergreen woody-stemmed climber which can grow about 6m high, and has narrow green leaves. The pendent flowering spikes are a cheerful combination of brownish red and yellow, and will appear from early spring to mid summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

India (Nilgiri Hills)

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • 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 by seeds in the spring or by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mites, whitefly and scale insects under glass.

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