Allamanda schottii Pohl

Bush Allamanda


Family: Apocynaceae

Genus: Allamanda

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 10 to 11

Size: To 4' tall and wide, larger in warmer zones.

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade, Winter In

Description: 

Frost tender tropical shrub but works well in containers in colder zones and can be overwintered inside. Prefers nighttime temperatures above 60F. Full sun to light shade. Likes heat and humidity. Bright yellow flowers throughout summer.

History: 

Native to Brazil and French Guiana.

Published in Pl. Bras. Icon. Descr. 1: 73 in 1827.


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