Thunbergia Mysorensis, Mysore Trumpet Vine



A rare and exotic beauty, Thunbergia mysorensis is an enthusiastic climber that can easily cover a large trellis or pergola.

Sr Item name
1 Thunbergia Mysorensis, Mysore Trumpet Vine – Plant
2 6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

When trained over a high pergola and blooming, it is truly a magnificent spectacle with countless pendulous flower clusters hanging on long chain-like spikes like a drapery, providing sheer delight, seemingly every day of the year as the flowers are so long-lasting. It is a woody-stemmed, evergreen plant.

It produces numerous clusters of showy bi-coloured reddish-brown and yellow blossoms, almost year-round in favourable growing conditions. It is considered to be the prettiest flowering vine in the world as acclaimed in the book, Vines of the World.

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Common Name Clock Vine, Slipper of Lady, Shoes of Dolls, Mysore Clock Vine
Maximum Reachable Height often reaches 20 feet
Flower Colour Bicolored – yellow and rust red
Bloom Time All year round
Difficulty Level Medium

Planting And Care

Encourage bushiness by tip pinching during formative years. Require regular pruning to keep it within control as it can be quite unruly with its haphazard branching, as well as to promote more blooms.

Thunbergia Mysorensis Care

This vine is shy of seeding and has to be propagated by layering. The environment should be sunny.

Sunlight Full sun to light shade
Watering Water moderately and regularly, keeping it evenly moist. More water during hot seasons and less in a cooler clime
Soil Moderately fertile humus soil with a mix of sand and should be well-drained.
Temperature 22to 23 degrees C
Fertilizer Feed fortnightly or monthly with a flowering fertilizer to boost flowering.

Thunbergia Mysorensis Special Feature

The plant is a popular garden item because of its attractiveness to hummingbirds.

Thunbergia Mysorensis Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Grow it to cover and decorate garden fences, trellises, arbors, and arches
  • An ideal landscape flowering vine that can be grown on the ground or containers for added interest


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