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Thunbergia laurifolia, Blue Trumpet Vine, Blue Sky vine, Laurel-leaved thunbergia

Thunbergia laurifolia

Blue Trumpet Vine, Blue Sky vine, Laurel-leaved thunbergia
Family: Acanthaceae
Origin: India, Malaysia
USDA Zone: 10-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapVine or creeper plantSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterBlue, lavender, purple flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Ornamental vine with Showy, violet, trumpet shaped flowers up to three inches across. 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 laurifolia is similar to Thunbergia grandiflora. The difference is the Thunbergia laurifolia has narrower, glabrous leaves while Thunbergia grandiflora has broader, hairy leaves with larger lobes.


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Thunbergia laurifolia - Blue Sky vine

Blue Trumpet Vine, Blue Sky vine, Scrambling sky flower. 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. Very fast-growing.

Recommended Fertilizer: SUNSHINE Megaflor - Bloom Nutrition Booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
10"/3 gal pot