8 Best Thunbergia Flowers | Most Beautiful Thunbergia Varieties

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Check out our list of the Best Thunbergia Flowers and bring a burst of colors to your garden all year round!

Whether hanging flower baskets, raised beds, or small containers, these Best Thunbergia Flowers will stand out with their colors everywhere! 

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Best Thunbergia Flowers

1. Black-Eyed Susan Vine

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Botanical Name: Thunbergia alata

This is perhaps the most common Thunbergia and displays bright orange-yellow flowers with the signature black-eyed center. 

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2. Mysore Trumpet Vine

Botanical Name: Thunbergia mysorensis

Also popular as the lady’s slipper vine and the Indian clock vine, it features green, long leaves and huge maroon-yellow flowers. 

3. Blue Glory Vine

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Botanical Name: Thunbergia battiscombei

If you want to attract bees and butterflies to your yard, grow this one. It does best in bright light, where its blue-purple flowers shine on the light green foliage.

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4. Orange Clockvine

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Botanical Name: Thunbergia gregorii

The bright orange flowers of this vine bloom all year and match really well with the lush green foliage. For the best colors, make sure it gets plenty of bright light. 

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5. The White Lady Vine

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Botanical Name: Thunbergia fragrans

Native to India and Southeast Asia, this elegant plant grows pure white flowers. It is also popular by the names Angel Wings, Sweet Clock Vine, and White Lady. 

6. Bengal Clockvine

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Botanical Name: Thunbergia grandiflora

The soft blue flowers of this vine resemble the sky’s color, making it look charming in the garden. It also comes in lavender and blue-white shades with a cream interior. 

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7. The Laurel Clockvine

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Botanical Name: Thunbergia laurifolia

Also popular as Laurel Clock Vine, it grows lavender flowers that pair really well with the bright green leaves. Its leaves are also used as an antidote to drugs and poison. 

8. King’s Mantle

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Botanical Name: Thunbergia erecta

If you are a fan of blue-purple trumpet-like flowers, this is the plant to grow! You can easily train it to grow as a vine or bush. 

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