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Beach_Barbie
Kure Beach, NC
(Zone 9a)

July 26, 2010
4:39 PM

Post #7998797

I bought an Allamanda (Allamanda schottii) yesterday thinking it was hardy here. Apparently it isn't.
Anyone else growing this? I know it can be grown from seed, so I can grow more next year if this one dies, but still...
Dang.
Barb
CoreHHI
Bluffton, SC
(Zone 9a)

July 28, 2010
10:45 AM

Post #8002361

They won't over winter in my neck of the woods.
Beach_Barbie
Kure Beach, NC
(Zone 9a)

July 30, 2010
7:02 PM

Post #8007741

Poo.
Guess I'll keep it in a pot.
I really need a bigger greenhouse...;)
Barb
Xeramtheum
Summerville, SC
(Zone 8a)

July 31, 2010
8:10 AM

Post #8008488

Don't we all!

Forgot to add that I have mine in a pot and in fall I just cut it back to about 3 inches and keep it in the greenhouse .. have done this for going on 4 years and every year it comes back bigger and better.

This message was edited Jul 31, 2010 10:20 AM
Beach_Barbie
Kure Beach, NC
(Zone 9a)

August 1, 2010
6:10 PM

Post #8011946

X - great to hear. That was it won't take up so much room in the GH. Reducing the guilt factor in having yet another non-hardy plant...!
Barb

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