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Thunbergia 'African Sunset'

Thunbergia 'African Sunset'

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Plant name: Thunbergia Alata 'African Sunset'

Other names: Black-Eyed Susan 'African Sunset', Thunbergia Alata 'Blushing Susie'

Category: Annual Climber

Plant family: Acanthaceae

Light preference: Full sun

Soil preference: Chalk, loam, sand. Acid, Alkaline, Neutral. Moist but well-drained/well-drained.

Flowering/fruiting month: July - October


  • Up to 240cm height
  • Up to 60cm spread

Description: 'African Sunset' is a twining climber grown as an annual and reaching up to 2.4m tall with heart-shaped leaves. The flowers borne from summer into early autumn are a range of colours from red through pinks, apricots, pale yellows and creams but all with the characteristic dark brown centre.

Care: Grow in a well drained soil in full sun with a support for the plant to climb. Propagate by seed. No pruning required.

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