Allamanda Variegated (Yellow) - Plant
Description for Allamanda Variegated (Yellow)
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|
|Golden trumpet||Yellow.||Spring, Summer, Fall, 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.|
Caring for Allamanda Variegated
- Allamanda grows very rapidly and needs pruning due to its bushy nature.
- Also pruning increases air circulation in plant required for good growth.
Typical uses of Allamanda Variegated
Special features: The milky sap of this plant contains a strong toxin, which may cause severe skin irritation. It's a good idea to wear gloves when handling it.
Ornamental use: A sunny window, greenhouse or sunroom is ideal. You can scoot your container to your sunlit porch or patio for the summer.