Mandevilla sanderi, the plant is a versatile plant that can be kept as a house plant. Mandevilla is not frost hardy but attract the birds and butterflies. This plant prefers well-drained soil and flower blooms in the summer season.
Scientific name: Rocktrumpet
Common names: Brazilian jasmine, Dipladenia
|Color||Pink, Red, White, Yellow|
What does the Mandevilla Sanderi flowers look like?
Flowers are large and showy, funnel or tubular-shaped, 5-parted rounded lobes, variously colored, especially white to rise with a yellow centre.
|Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics||Broadleaf Evergreen|
|Length||> 6 inches|
|Further Description||Fine pointed wrinkled leaves are deep green and glossy. 3′-8″ long|
|Sun||Full sun to partial sun|
|Soil pH||Acidic, Neutral, and Alkaline|
|Soil drainage||Well drainage|
|Soil type||Rich and fertile, well-drained but moist soils with some added organic matter, Loam, Sand|
|Origin/Native||Central and South America|
|Attract||Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators|
|Plant type||House plant|
|Habit/Form||Cascading, Dense, Spreading|
How to care for Mandevilla sanderi?
Mandevilla plant best grows in bright, indirect light and shade. However, Too much direct sunlight will cause the plant to become scorched.
During the growing season give heavy water for one week. But this should be adjusted depending on temperature, light, and plant size.
When you choose your Mandevilla plant in the pot or hanging container the soil you use for this plant is well-drained, loamy, and sandy. Thus, Choose correct soil for the Mandevilla plant because it is the most important thing for the plant. Moreover, overwatering is not allowed.
This plant enjoys warmth, therefore, the temperatures between 60-80° F is recommended.
Above all, the Mandevilla plant likes moderate to high humidity.
Mandevilla plant needs to be fed fertilizer during its growing season to ensure the development of an abundance of flowers.
You can cut the damaged part of this plant during the growing season.
Mandevilla sanderi plant growth:
Generally, it can grow up to 10 feet in the season.
The growth rate on the other hand is fast.
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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