Dipladenia is tropical plant with beautiful showy flowers. It grows in loamy soil. The colors of dipladenia flowers are pink, red and white. It is woody climbing plant. It has elliptic leaves.
Common name: Mandevilla, Dipladenia, rocktrumpet
Scientific name: Mandevilla
Botanical name: Mandevilla sanden
|Soil pH||6.6 to 7.8|
|Plant type||Annual Flower|
|Flower color||Pink, red, white|
|Attracts||Hummingbirds and bees|
|Origin||Southwestern United States, Mexico, Brazil, South America|
How to care for dipladdenia?
Dipladenia will grow in full sun, 6 to 8 hours a day, but bear part shade.
Water the Dipladenia plant when the top one inch layer of surrounding soil dries.
Dipladenia needs warm temperatures and high humidity. In night time the temperature should around 65 to 70 F.
Apply mandevilla fertilizer in spring and summer every two weeks. Soil: Mandevilla flowers require sandy, well-draining soil with abundance of organic material mixed in.
Read more about the Dogbane family (Apocynaceae)
We have multiple articles on plants within the Dogbane family.
- Mandevilla vine Plant
- Dipladenia plant
- Mandevilla sanderi: Brazilian jasmine
- Dipladenia plant- Mandevilla sanden
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