Kings Mantle (thunbergia erecta), also commonly known as Bush Clock Vine is a tropical shrub native to Africa belonging to the acanthus familily aka 'acanthaceae'. This is a lovely compact shrub with attractive shiny small-leafed foliage. It can be grown as a specimen, attaining heights 4 to 6 feet. Kings Mantle will grow and bloom in partial sun to partial shade and ordinary but well drained soil. Although somewhat drought tolerant, liberal watering and an occasional dose of fertilizer will keep it lush.
Uploaded: Aug 19, 2015