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Allamanda blanchetii (purple allamanda, violet allamanda)- Plant

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1 Purple Allamanda- Plant
2 Comes in a Grow Bag 5″
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About Allamanda blanchetii

It is Cultivated as an ornamental plant. Allamanda blanchetii is a shrubby climbing species with its showy purple to pink flowers popular in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. It is a fast-growing species that spreads rapidly by layering.  It often forms a clump about 2 m tall and 2-3 m wide, but can grow much higher when climbing  over other vegetation. Stems and leaves with milky sap. Leaves sessile or subsessile, in whorls of usually 4, oblong or obovate-oblong, abruptly acuminate, leaf blades broadly elliptic to orbicular, with trichomes on both surfaces. Calyx pubescent, corolla across at limb, rose-purple, darker in throat, tube not basally swollen. The fruits are globose and spiny follicles containing numerous flattened seeds equipped with a membranous wing.

Plant specification

Common Name Purple Allamanda
Maximum Reachable Height 6-8 ft
Flower Colour Purple or violet
Bloom Time Summer and fall
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Purple Allamanda Planting And Care

Sunlight

  • It grows well in bright direct sunlight.
  • This species is well adapted to drought with moderate wind tolerance.

Soil

  • Soil should be well drain and porus.
  • It prefers loamy or sandy-loam soil

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of fertilizer

  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • During the main growing season (January-March) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

Don’ts

  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location.

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in indirect light.
  • Do not repot immediately after receiving it.

Ornamental uses

  • Grown as a garden flowering plant.
  • They also make excellent cut flowers, adding a punch of color to bouquets and floral arrangements.
  • Good for screening
  • Good for Hedges and Borders
  • Can grow on trellis or chain link fencing
  • Suitable for road median planting

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Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.
Sr No. Item name
1 Purple Allamanda- Plant
2 Comes in a Grow Bag 5″

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