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Black-Eyed Susan Vine

Thunbergia alata
Please Note: A $15 service fee applies to all orders. We are unable to take phone orders or add items over the phone to online orders at this time. Purchase for Pickup is available at five locations: Auburn, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Folsom, and Rocklin. We're committed to fulfilling your order within 24 hours.

Typically available from spring to early summer. Check with your local store for current availability. 

Perennial vine, grown as annual in our area, has triangular shaped, green leaves. Trumpet shaped flowers come in a variety of warm colors, feature purple-black throats and bloom continuously all summer. 

Plant with Zinnias


  • Landscape Size: 10' tall, width varies
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 23-24
  • Growth Habit: Climbing, Upright
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Showy Flowers, Long Boom Season

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Grows best in enriched, well draining soil. Fertilize regularly with an all purpose plant food, and keep soil evenly moist. Provide a trellis or climbing support to tie new shoots until established. 



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