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Thunbergia grandiflora, Blue Trumpet Vine, Blue Sky vine, Scrambling sky flower

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Thunbergia grandiflora

Blue Trumpet Vine, Blue Sky vine, Scrambling sky flower
Family: Acanthaceae
Origin: India
Vine or creeperSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

The most striking blue flowered vine in the world, with a robust and twining habit producing long hanging clusters of 3" sky blue funnel shaped flowers from fall through spring, displayed throughout it's dense deep green foliage. Can be trellised or arbored to create a spectacular sight! Hardy to freezing. Can be used as a background shrub if allowed to sprawl at the rear of a bed. It's also pretty clambering up a mail box or lamp post.

Thunbergia grandiflora is similar to Thunbergia laurifolia

except that leaves are heart-shaped.


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Thunbergia grandiflora Alba

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The most striking white flowered vine in the world,...  more

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This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
10"/3 gal pot, flowering size