Allamanda schottii Pohl

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Bush Allamanda
Synonym: Allamanda neriifolia Hook.
Common Name: Allamanda Mini Green Leaves
Flowering & Fruiting Period: Year-around flowering, Flowers in flushes throughout the year
Distribution: Native of Brazil and Central America
Habitat: Grown as garden plant
Uses: Ornamental, hedge plant, bonsai material, road median planting.
Key Characteristics: It is a dwarf evergreen shrub. Stems are woody and the leaves are smooth. The leaves are of a rich green shade. Plants are compact and free flowering Leaves are around 4 to 5 cms long. Plants are full and make a handsome bush. Leaves are in whorls of 2 to 5, wide in the middle and pointed towards the ends. Flowers are tubular, deep yellow and borne in flushes throughout the year. This popular shrub comes from Brazil. It is an evergreen, shrubby climber with hairy branches. Leaves are in whorls of four, obovate or oblanceolate in shape. Flowers are small but showy, yellow 4 to 5 cm across on axillary cymose panicle. Plant can grow to 1 to 1.5 meters tall.