They are: This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects. A garden picture of Thunbergia Mysorensis, Spectacular long chains (2ft) of yawning red and yellow flowers hanging from this tropical looking vigorous twining vine on the arbour in lower garden. The stunning racemes of yellow and burgundy flowers hang below the foliage and make a stunning display over many months. Spectacular, pendent, 1- to 112 feet-long clusters of gaping, 2 inches-long flowers that are red on the outside, yellow within. The Indian clock vine plant is native to India, specifically or arbor. Thunbergia erecta. the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9, Other common names 1.5-2.5 metres, Time to ultimate height Growing Region: Zones 5 to 10. cuttings. Indian clock vine can tolerate some colder temperatures for short The flowers look daisy-like at a distance, but they are actually tubular. In February - December. Coloration of their bloom varies widely from the golden-hued black-eyed susan thunbergia, to the blue thunbergia grandiflora. The specific epithet mysorensis is derived from the city of Mysore. The more mature or better established a plant is the more resources it has to be able to expend on flowering and fruiting. 020 3176 5800 Five overlapping petals surround a brownish-purple center tube, masquerading as a center disk. With proper care, the vines remain in bloom from midsummer until fall frost. regularly. Outdoors, pruning can be done to simply keep shape or control the size as Belonging to the family Acanthaceae, Thunbergia is a genus of flowering plants. likely option and possible to do. Look at the flo… sunny to partially shady, and something to climb. Thunbergia Growing and Care Guide. produces flower clusters up to 3 feet (1 m.) long. This vine is as easy care as it is charming. Thunbergia mysorensis is a woody-stemmed, evergreen, climbing plant native to India. Mon – Fri | 9am – 5pm, Join the RHS today and support our charity. When in growth water moderately and apply a balanced liquid fertilizer monthly. Our Botanical team are working hard to increase the number of plants with detailed information. Spread 2 inches (5 cm) of compost over a well-drained garden bed that receives full morning sunlight and light afternoon shade. Thunbergia erecta; Thunbergia mysorensis. Higher humidity Followers 1. You can prune Indian clock vine after it has bloomed. that are too cold or dry, but it does make a lovely, flowering evergreen vine If you have the right conditions to A woody-stemmed evergreen, this vine is native to southern tropical India. looks especially nice growing on a pergola Propagate by seed or softwood cuttings, Suggested planting locations and garden types It can grow up to 20 feet (6 m.) long and It is considered to be the prettiest flowering vine in the world as acclaimed in the book, Vines of the World. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets, Ultimate height We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place. With the right climate, Indian clock vine care is simple. If you have the right conditions to grow it, this vine is a stunner. Take the cuttings in spring or early summer. cuttings warm. Indian clock vine, Thunbergia mysorensis, is a actual dimensions may vary by +-10% Common Name Clock Vine, Slipper of Lady, Shoes of Dolls, Mysore Clock Vine Maximum Reachable Height often reaches 20 feet Flower Colour Bicolored - yellow and rust red Bloom Time All year round … Water sparingly at other times, Propagation The genus name Thunbergia commemorates the Swedish physician and botanist, Carl Peter Thunberg (1743-1828), a protégé of Linnaeus. Try an advanced search, RHS Registered Charity no. Thunbergia mysorensis, Mysore clock Vine, Indian Clock Vine a climber native to southern India, is planted in the hill country in Sri Lanka to shade verandahs and as a bower plant.