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Thunbergia 'Lemon Star' (Black-eyed Susan 'Lemon Star')

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1 hour care
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2.4m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Thunbergia 'Lemon Star'

Other names

Black-eyed Susan 'Lemon Star'

Genus

Thunbergia Thunbergia

Variety or Cultivar

'Lemon Star' _ 'Lemon Star' is a tender, twining climber often grown as an annual. It has heart-shaped, mid-green leaves with winged stems, and lemon-yellow flowers with a dark eye in summer.


Thunbergia 'Lemon Star' is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing, Twining

Flower

Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Glasshouse whitefly , Scale insects Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Glasshouse whitefly , Scale insects

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Thunbergia 'Lemon Star' (Black-eyed Susan 'Lemon Star') will reach a height of 2.4m and a spread of 0.6m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Hanging baskets, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in a sunny, sheltered position outdoors. Provide a means of support for climbing.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Thunbergia 'Lemon Star'

Other names

Black-eyed Susan 'Lemon Star'

Genus

Thunbergia Thunbergia

Variety or Cultivar

'Lemon Star' _ 'Lemon Star' is a tender, twining climber often grown as an annual. It has heart-shaped, mid-green leaves with winged stems, and lemon-yellow flowers with a dark eye in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing, Twining


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Glasshouse whitefly , Scale insects

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Thunbergia 'Lemon Star' (Black-eyed Susan 'Lemon Star') will reach a height of 2.4m and a spread of 0.6m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Hanging baskets, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in a sunny, sheltered position outdoors. Provide a means of support for climbing.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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