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Strophanthus gratus, Climbing oleander, Cream Fruit, Rose allamanda

Strophanthus gratus

Climbing oleander, Cream Fruit, Rose allamanda
Family: Apocynaceae
Origin: West Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

An accessory to your garden. This climbing vine has umbels of soft pink flowers with a burgundy throat. The leaves are shiny and smooth and the blossoms smell like roses. Keep moist, prefers a fertile, humus-rich soil, needs good drainage

Propagation: Softwood cuttings or seeds.


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