Allamanda is a genus of flowering plants in the dogbane family, Apocynaceae. They contain a white latex.
As shrub Allamanda grows very thick and gets covered with yellow bell-shaped 3 to 4 inches long blooms in growing season. Although it does not have tendrils to climb but provided support can grow as vine too.
|Plant Height||19 inch (48 cm)|
|Plant Spread||4 inch (10 cm)|
|Common Name||Golden trumpet vine|
|Maximum Reachable Height||4 to 6 ft|
|Bloom Time||Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter|
Planting And Care
Allamanda grows very rapidly and needs pruning due to its bushy nature. Also pruning increases air circulation in plant required for good growth.
Allamanda Creeper Care
Allamanda is a bushy nature plant, the large-sized container is preferable as the plant gets heavy with the time. You may need to re-pot it every year. Regardless of size, make sure container has drainage holes at the bottom to ensure smooth drainage of water. Put stone or brick pieces on the holes.
|Soil||Soil pH 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline), Any good-quality potting mix.|
|Temperature||25 to 35 degree C|
|Fertilizer||Feed the plant with liquid fertilizer in growing season and cut it down to once a month in winter.|
|Harvest Season||Flowers are harvested throughout the year.|
Allamanda Creeper Special Feature
Allamanda woody vine grows vigorously in full sun or semi shade, even in poor soil. The plant climbs grows rapidly, making it good for use over pergolas or on structures with some horizontal support.
Allamanda Creeper Uses
- Plants are used for an ornamental purpose