Dipladenia plant- Mandevilla sanden

Mandevilla sanden

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
Scientific name Mandevilla
Botanical name Mandevilla sanden

Classification of Dipladenia


Flowering data

FlowerLarge flower
Flower colorPink, red, white
Bloom TimeSpring
Growth RateFast growth
Plant TypeAnnual Flower
AttractsHummingbirds and bees
Mandevilla sanden / Dipladenia

Plant Care

WaterMedium level of water is needed.
SunFull sun
Suitable Soil typeLoamy
Required level of Soil pH6.6 to 7.8 
Preferred Soil drainageWell-drained
Level Soil moistureIn particular a moist soil.
OriginIn 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.

Plant growth:
The length of the plant is at least 20 feet and the width of the plant is 3 to 6 cm.

Growth speed:
Generally, it has a fast growth rate.

Read more about the Dogbane family (Apocynaceae)

We have multiple articles on plants within the Dogbane family.

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