Thunbergia 'Fairy Moon'

Thunbergia erecta cv. fairy moon

  • Thunbergia 'Fairy Moon'
  • Thunbergia 'Fairy Moon'
  • Thunbergia 'Fairy Moon'
  • Thunbergia 'Fairy Moon'
  • Thunbergia 'Fairy Moon'
  • Thunbergia 'Fairy Moon'
  • Flower name
    Thunbergia 'Fairy Moon'
  • Scientific name
    Thunbergia erecta cv. fairy moon
  • Alias
  • Place of originhorticultural variety
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September, October, November

What is Thunbergia 'Fairy Moon'

Thunbergia 'Fairy Moon' (scientific name: Thunbergia erecta cv. Fairy moon) is a horticultural variety of the evergreen shrub “Thunbergia erecta (scientific name: Thunbergia erecta)”, native to West Africa and belonging to the family Amaranthaceae. A single inflorescence is extended from the leaf bud, and a funnel-shaped flower with 5 split ends blooms. The flower is light purple and contains a white wrap. The throat has a light cream color.
The genus name “Thunbergia” is a dedication to the Swedish botanist C.P. Thunberg, and the species name “erecta” means “upright”.


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Acanthaceae
  • Genus
    Thunbergia
  • Species
    T. erecta cv. fairy moon
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower4.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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