Susie Mix Thunbergia
This Black-eyed- Susan vine has orange, yellow, and cream trumpet-shaped flowers with dark centers. Vigorous vines will climb or trail over 5 feet and bloom continually.
Germination: 10-21 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 65-75ºF
Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and lightly cover the seed
Starting Indoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide 65-75ºF soil temperatures until germination. Transplant 8-12” apart after the last frost.
Sowing Outdoors: Direct sow outdoors after the last frost, only in areas with long growing seasons
Growth Habit: Vining, trailing, climbing
Height and Width: 5-8’
Spacing: 8-12” apart
Light Needs: Full sun
Soil Needs: Fertile, moist but well-drained
Approximate days to flower from seed: Blooms in 60-70 days
Uses: Containers and planters, window boxes and hanging baskets, ground cover, grow on fences, walls, trellises, and arbors, attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Care: Amend the soil with compost before transplanting. Apply a liquid fertilizer every 3-4 weeks or use a time-release fertilizer at planting time