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Black-eyed Susan

Thunbergia spp.

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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    Black-eyed Susan Overview

    A genus of evergreen flowering plants in the Acanthaceae family, members are annual or perennial climbers or shrubs and are native to the tropics of Africa and Southern Asia. Popular in horticulture, several species with colourful flowers are commonly grown as annual climbers where they prefer full sun and a well-drained soil and are often grown as container plants. Common names include black-eyed susan and clockvine.

    Common problems with Black-eyed Susan

    How to propagate Black-eyed Susan

    Seed

    You can propagate by seeds in the spring.

    Cuttings

    Softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

    Other uses of Black-eyed Susan

    Grown for their flowers.

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