Dipladenia plant is a steamy plant with beautiful showy flowers. Generally, It grows in a loamy soil. The colors of Dipladenia flowers are many such as pink, red, and white. It is a woody climbing plant. Further, It has elliptic leaves.
|Common name||Mandevilla, Dipladenia, rocktrumpet|
|Botanical name||Mandevilla sanden|
Classification of Dipladenia
|Flower color||Pink, red, white|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Plant Type||Annual Flower|
|Attracts||Hummingbirds and bees|
|Water||Medium level of water is needed.|
|Suitable Soil type||Loamy|
|Required level of Soil pH||6.6 to 7.8|
|Preferred Soil drainage||Well-drained|
|Level Soil moisture||In particular a moist soil.|
|Origin||In regions such as Southwestern United States, Mexico, Brazil, South America|
How to care for Dipladenia?
Dipladenia will grow in full sun, 6 to 8 hours a day, but bear part shade.
Water the plant when the top one-inch layer of surrounding soil dries.
Dipladenia needs warm temperatures as well as high humidity. Whereas, At night time the temperature should be around 65 to 70 F.
Apply Mandevilla fertilizer during spring and summer for every two weeks.
Dipladenia flowers require a loamy, well-draining soil with an abundance of organic material mixed in.
Prune the plant species in the start of spring. During repotting, pruning is good for the plant.
The length of the plant is at least 20 feet and the width of the plant is 3 to 6 cm.
Generally, it has a fast growth rate.
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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