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QUICK FACTS

  • HPRWA SCORE -6
  • SYNONYMS Hexacentris mysorensis
  • ELEVATION RANGE Low|Mid
  • FAMILY Acanthaceae
  • PLANT TYPE Vine-Climber
  • WATER REQUIRMENTS Requires regular water
  • SOIL REQUIRMENTS
  • SUN EXPOSURE Partial Sun
  • SALT TOLERANCE Moderately salt tolerant
  • DRAINAGE REQUIRED Requires good drainage
  • PROPAGATION METHODS Seeds & Vegetative

Thunbergia mysorensis
(clock vine, Mysore trumpet vine, Indian clock vine)

This species of thunbergia vine often reaches 6 meters and has long narrow medium green leaves, large pendent hanging blossoms with individual flowers in a bold curved shape. A popular ornamental plant, the vibrant yellow and red flowers are produced year-round. It grows quickly in frost-free climates. The sweet nectar is attractive to sunbirds.

Plant Uses

  • Ornamental
  • Cut flower

Dangers

None