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Thunbergia battiscombei
Scientific Name: Thunbergia battiscombei Turrill
Synonym:
Family: Acanthaceae
Thunbergia  battiscombei
Thunbergia battiscombei at the Huntington Gardens in early July
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 16,21,24
USDA: 9b-12

Frost Tolerance: Can regrow from the root if the top froze.

Heat Tolerance: Questionable in Phoenix, you can try it in a shady area

Sun Exposure: Sun to partial shade

Origin: Eastern tropical Africa

Growth Habits: Perennial shrub or vine; green, heart-shaped leaves, 6 inches to 7 inches wide (15 cm-17.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water to regular water, drought tolerant

Propagation: Cuttings, layering or seeds


Blooming Habits:
Purple or blue flowers.


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