Alice Du Pont Mandevilla
Mandevilla x amabilis 'Alice du Pont'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||man-de-VIL-le-a a-MAB-a-lis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Twining stems reach 15 to 20 ft. long.|
|Design Ideas||This is the reigning queen of the tropical vines, with its lacy runners and huge pink flowers. Train to a grid trellis on to walls and over windows and doors. Allow it to snake up posts or columns to drape off shade arbors, gazebos and overhangs. The perfect plant for private entry gardens filled with exotic plants. Ideal for small city yards, and patio gardens of town houses and condominiums.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Lantana (Lantana); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Plumbago (Plumbago); Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum)|
Provide enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. During the warm season, water consistently; do not over water during flowering period. Leaves will drop if too dry. Water sparingly in winter to avoid cold, wet soil. Feed with a slow release, general purpose fertilizer in spring. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11