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King's mantle

Thunbergia erecta

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Flower of Thunbergia erecta from the Botanical Gardens of Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
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    King's mantle Overview

    This genus consists of about 100 species of annuals or perennial twisting climbers and evergreen perennials. They are clump-forming shrubs with entire 5-lobes. The flowers are produce in cylindrical blooms which are borne individually from the leaf axis or in trusses.

    Common problems with King's mantle

    How to propagate King's mantle

    Seed

    You can propagate by seeds in the spring.

    Cuttings

    Softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

    Other uses of King's mantle

    Grown for their flowers.