Thunbergia erecta - Kings Mantle

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Thunbergia erecta - Kings Mantle

Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterBlue, lavender, purple flowersWhite, off-white flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Kings mantle - perfect ever-blooming hedge. Bushy dense fast growing shrub. Blue flowers resembling morning glory. Several of the best-known Thunbergia species are climbers, but this native of tropical Africa is a sprawling shrub, very useful in mixed beds or as a low hedge. It has attractive, small, dark green leaves and tubular flowers which in the most common form are rich purple with a yellow throat. Responds well to regular pruning and can be shaped into a very bushy shrub, though this inhibits blooming. It prefers full sun and well-drained soil but will bloom in partial shade.

Recommended Fertilizer: SUNSHINE Megaflor - Bloom Nutrition Booster
Grown in
6-10"/1-3 gal pot
4 Plants in stock
$29.95