Black-eyed Susan

Thunbergia alata

Notes: Sow seeds early to transplant in May.

Size: A small vine growing to 6-8 feet.

Location: Prefers a cool location with partial shade.

Flowering: A continuous bloomer with flower colors ranging from white to orange to red with a very dark black center.

Maintenance: Easy to grow from direct-sown seed.

Cultivars: Look for 'Susie Orange', 'Susie Yellow' and 'Arizona Dark Red'.

Additional notes: 

  • Good for climbing trellises or hanging baskets.