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Red Riding Hood Mandevilla

Mandevilla sanderi 'Red Riding Hood'

Spectacular color from a low-growing, shrub-like vine. The twining branches hold a profusion of deep pink, funnel-shaped flowers with bright yellow throats. Excellent in hanging baskets or containers. Evergreen.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.


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Botanical Pronunciationman-de-VIL-le-a san-DER-i
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; twining stems reach 6 to 8 ft. long.
Bloom TimeBlooms continuously from spring until first frost.
Design IdeasWith a little pruning, you can shape this vine to your own preference. Great for foundation planting in very warm climates or as a filler between upright flowering shrubs and foliage plants. Ideal in a hanging basket, draped over low walls and off edges of raised planters for a lush cascade of foliage and blossoms. Perfect on a porch, terrace or balcony.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Tropical
Growth HabitClimbing
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Hanging Basket
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureGift Plant, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsLantana (Lantana); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Plumbago (Plumbago); Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum)

Provide enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. During the warm season, water regularly but do not over water during flowering period; leaves will drop if too dry. Water sparingly in winter to avoid cold, wet soil. Apply fertilizer in spring. Prune annually to control size. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

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