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Scientific Name: Mandevilla boliviensis (Hook. f.) Woodson
Synonym: Mandevilla cereola, Dipladenia splendens, Mandevilla sanderi, Dipladenia boliviensis
Family: Apocynaceae
Mandevilla (Mandevilla  boliviensis) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 21-25
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Tender in Phoenix, needs protection on colder nights, will generally do OK on a south wall under an overhang

Sun Exposure: Full sun, tolerates partial shade

Origin: Bolivia, Ecuador, Costa Rica

Growth Habits: Vigorous evergreen twining vine to 12 feet (4 m), or sprawling shrub

Watering Needs: Keep moist in summer, drier in winter


The Mandevilla boliviensis, is often an epiphytic vine (living in tree). The Mandevillas are tender in Phoenix and need careful planning to be used in landscaping They are great trellised in containers or in hanging baskets.

Blooming Habits:
The flowers, in summer, have a white corolla with a yellow throat.

Fruiting Habits:

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