Learn more about Dipladenia
Dipladenia is also called Mandevilla which creates confusions. As a standard, Dipladenia refers to compact varieties versus Mandevilla that refers to more vigourous types. Botanicaly speaking, all Dipaldenia are Mandevilla.
You will find below various information to better get aquainted with the tropical originated plant:
- Botanical classification,
Mandevilla belongs to the order of Gentianales, to the family of Apocynaceaes and to the sub-family of Apocynoideae
- Origin and history,
Mandevilla is originated from both south and central America. The most popular variety is Mandevilla sanderi that is the base of the modern hybrids known nowadays. Mandevilla sanderi was discovered in 1840 in upnorth Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
- Description and biology.
Plant habit, leaf, flower, fruit, rooting system, physiological features. Discover the Mandevilla specifications.
Dipladenia is an easy, low maintenance plant. Blooming starts in spring until first frost if you follow some basic requirements:
- How to choose Dipladenia?
Flower buds, plant size… few things to consider before buying.
- How to plant Dipladenia?
Pot size, drainage and peat soil are important points to keep in mind. Water after the plantation!
- How to have beautiful Dipladenia?
Sun and no water excess are main requirements to keep in mind!