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Botanical Name: Thunbergia mysorensis
Common Name(s): Clock vine
Thunbergia mysorensis has spectacular red and brown velvety flowers; the trailing racemes of this beauty are best seen hanging from high pergolas or arbours. Although some beautiful examples are seen in protected Highveld gardens, it does best in subtropical regions.
Synonym: Hexacentris mysorensis
Botanical Pronunciation: thun-BER-jee-uh my-sor-EN-sis
This plant bears spectacular red and brown velvety flowers in Spring.
This plant has glossy, green foliage.
This plant has a climbing growth habit.
Requires consistently moist soil.
Plant in Moist but well-drained acid, neutral or alkaline soil in full sun.
4-8 m * 1.5-2.5 m