Description for Allamanda Tiger, Allamanda blanchetii (Peach Orange)
Plant height: 19 - 29 inches (48 - 74 cm)
Plant spread: 4 - 8 inches (10 - 21 cm)
As shrub Allamanda grows very thick and gets covered with yellow bell shaped 3 â€“ 4 inches long blooms in growing season.
Common name(s): golden trumpet, common trumpet vine, yellow allamanda,
Flower colours: Peach Orange
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Max reachable height: 4-6 ft.
Difficulty to grow: Easy.
Planting and 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 repot 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.
Sunlight: Full sun to Partial shade.
Soil: Soil pH 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline).
Temperature: 25 to 35 degrees C
Fertilizer: Feed the plant with liquid fertilizer in growing season and cut it down to once a month in winter.
Caring for Allamanda Tiger
Allamanda grows very rapidly and needs pruning due to its bushy nature. Also pruning increases air circulation in plant required for good growth.
Flowers are harvested throughout the year.
Typical uses of Allamanda Tiger
Special features: 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.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Plants are used for an ornamental purpose.