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Allamanda x violacea Cabernet, Mini Red Allamanda, Cabernet Allamanda

Allamanda x violacea Cabernet

Mini Red Allamanda, Cabernet Allamanda
Family: Apocynaceae
Origin: Brazil
Small plant 2-5 ftFull sunRegular waterPink flowersRed, crimson, vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Allamanda x violacea Cabernet, also known as Mini Red Allamanda, is a native to Brazil. It is a small shrub reaching 2-5 ft in height. This beautiful plant does well in full sun and needs regular watering for best growth. It produces pink flowers with hints of red and crimson that add a vinous hue to its attractive blooms. This stunning plant is known to attract butterflies and hummingbirds, making it quite the center-piece of any garden.

This lovely shrub can be grown in USDA Zones 9-11 and is quite hardy in cold regions. It is an ideal candidate for growing in containers, as its small size allows it to thrive in small spaces. To properly care for it, use a well-draining potting mix and make sure the soil is kept moist, but not too wet. It also needs frequent fertilizing to ensure it has the nutrients to thrive and produce its unique flowers. Lastly, make sure to protect it from extreme temperatures, such as frost and snow, since they can inhibit the plant's growth.

Allamanda x violacea Cabernet is a beautiful and easy-to-care-for plant that can easily become the star of any garden. With its stunning blooms and care-free habit, it can be an amazing addition to any outdoor space.


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