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Allamanda blanchetii


Order: Gentianales
   Family: Apocynaceae
            Genus: Allamanda
                        Specie: Allamanda blanchetii

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6-8 ft (1.8-2.4 m)

Cultivation: Rich well-drained soil

Features: Glossy green leaves; purple trumpet-shaped flowers

Uses: Containers Tropical gardens

Zones: 11-12

Description: Most allamandas have yellow flowers, but this purple-flowered species is the exception to the rule. This 6?8?ft (1.8?2.4?m) tall shrub with an indeterminate South American origin tends to be an erect grower but is inclined to twine. Regular trimming will

Growth Habit: Erect but will twine

Comments: Prune regularly to keep in good shape

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