Photo Courtesy of Ball Seed

Thunbergia alata 'Sunny Arizona Glow'

Black Eyed Susan

Looking for a plant not afraid of hieghts?  Sunny Arizona Glow is your fearless showstopper!  Boasting bright orange-red blooms with a black-purple eye this vine will climb anything willing to support it.  Reaching heights of 5 to 8 feet this Black-Eyed Susan is perfect for a trellis or to hangdown from a basket or container.

Height: 5-8 Feet

Spread: 16-24 in

USDA Zone: Zones 10 - 11

Color: Red Orange

Characteristics & Attributes:

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Butterflies
  • Bees


  • No Deadheading
  • Great Foliage
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Climbing

Design Use:

  • Tropical
  • Trellis / Wall
  • Hanging Baskets
  • Container


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Trailing

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Well Drained
  • Average


  • Vigorous