General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: Prickly burlike fruit.
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
3"-4"
Flower Time: Year Round
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Other: Plant contains plumericin which causes gastrointestinal irritation. Stems and leaves contain a milky sap that causes contact dermititis in some individuals.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Bush Allamanda
  • Oleander Allamanda

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