Thunbergia grandiflora Roxb.

Bengal Clockvine, Bengal Trumpet, Blue Skyflower, Blue Thunbergia, Blue Trumpetvine

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Flowers

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Family: Acanthaceae

Genus: Thunbergia

Category: Vine - Evergreen

Zones: 10 to 11

Size: To 30' tall and 6' wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Twining climber. As an annual will reach 6 to 8' in a season. Dark green leaves. Trumpet shaped lavender flowers with yellow throats.

History: 

Published in Bot. Reg. 6: 495 in 1820.

Native to China, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan and India.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant from Nurseries Caroliniana in April 2014 and planted it in the Pool Lawn Border.


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