Scarlet Clock Vine


The scarlet clock vine is a gorgeous vine that is extremely rare in cultivation. It has narrowly elliptic, toothed, dark green leaves and about 20cm. The bright red flowers of unusual shapes hanging from the vine in clusters, look stunning. However, the intensity of the color depends upon the temperature at which it is blooming.

details & care
  • Water:               Moderate
  • Light:                Partial /Full Sun
  • Growth Rate:      Medium
  • Air Purifying:      No
  • Pet Friendly:       Yes
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Scarlet Clock Vine Plant, and Care Guide

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Scarlet Clock Vine Plant

The scarlet clock vine is a lovely, flowering evergreen vine plant. However, it needs something sturdy to climb. 

 It appears that the orange coloring is more likely in warmer temperatures, and some fading from full sun, while the more intense reddish coloring is developed in cooler conditions.

Scarlet clock vine is a genus of flowering plants in the family Acanthaceae, native to tropical regions of Africa, Madagascar, and southern Asia. These perennial vines and shrubs grow to 2–8 m tall. Its generic name honors the Swedish naturalist Carl Peter Thunberg.

Care guide

Light: A spot that is sunny to partially shady, and something to climb is ideal for scarlet clock vine.

Water: Provide regular watering to this plant.

Soil: This plant needs average soil that drains well. 

Fertilizer:  Apply a slow-release fertilizer in March and June to encourage growth.

Growing tips for scarlet clock vine

  • Avoid repotting the plant immediately after receiving it. We have taken care of the plant with a better pot and rich soil.
  • For 3-7 days, keep the plant in indirect sunlight.
  • Keep checking the soil moisture.
  • Keep the plant hydrated all time. However, avoid overwatering the plant.

Additional information

Plant Name

Scarlet clock vine

Common Name

scarlet clock vine, Scarlet Thunbergia, Indian clock vine, Mysore trumpet vine.

Native Area

Africa, Madagascar, and Asia

Plant size

6-12" Inch


Rich and well-draining


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