Allamanda Tiger (Peach Orange) - Plant
As shrub Allamanda grows very thick and get covered with yellow bell shaped 3 â€“ 4 inches long blooms in growing season . Although it doesn t have tendrils to climb but provided support can grow as vine too.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Allamanda Tiger (Peach Orange),Allamanda violacea hybrida,Harkakra, Arasinhu, Kolaambi, Allenandatheega, Pilaghanti,Allamanda Purple Large Hybrid,||Peach Orange||From Summer to early winter||4-6 ft.||Easy.|
Planting and care
Allamanda is a bushy nature plant, large sized container is preferable as the plant gets heavy with the time. You may need to repot it every year. Regardless of size , make sure container has drainage holes at bottom to ensure smooth drainage of water. Put stone or brick pieces on the holes.
|Full sun to Partial shade.||Soil pH 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline).||Requires consistently moist soil. Do not let dry out between waterings.||These tender plants will not withstand temperatures below 25 degrees F.||Feed the plant with liquid fertilizer in growing season and cut it down to once a month in winter.|
- Allamanda grows very rapidly and needs pruning due to its bushy nature.
- Keep temperatures and humidity high if possible.
- Fertilizing Allamanda is best with a liquid food once every two weeks during active growth.
- As with many vines Allamandas like good, rich soil.
- If grown in a container transplant every two years.
- Providing support with a trellis will allow the plant to â€œshow offâ€ to its fullest.
Ornamental use: These are popularly used as ornamental plants.