- Appearance: The Kamini plant, also known as Rangoon Creeper, is a tropical and subtropical vine known for its attractive, fragrant flowers. It produces clusters of tubular, trumpet-shaped flowers that change color as they mature. The blooms start as white, then turn pink, red, or sometimes even deep maroon as they age. The plant has dark green leaves that provide a lush backdrop for the colorful flowers.
- Size: Kamini can be grown as a vine or a shrub, depending on how it’s pruned. It can reach heights of up to 15 feet or more, it is suitable for both ground planting and container gardening.
- Frequency: Fertilize Kamini plants during the growing season, which is typically spring and summer. You can apply a balanced, all-purpose liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks. Reduce or eliminate fertilization in the fall and winter when the plant’s growth slows down.
- Fertilizer Type: Use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer with a formulation like 10-10-10 or a specialized flowering plant fertilizer. Dilute the fertilizer to half strength or follow the manufacturer’s recommendations.
- Application: Apply the diluted fertilizer to the root zone of the plant. Water the plant before and after fertilizing to prevent root burn.
- Supports: If you’re growing Kamini plant as a vine, consider using trellises, stakes, or arbors to support the plant’s growth and help it climb.
- Container: If you’re growing Kamini in a pot, choose a decorative and well-draining container with drainage holes. You can use a container that complements your outdoor or indoor decor.
- Mulch: Applying a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant can help conserve moisture, suppress weeds, and improve the soil’s overall health.