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Dipladenia Red Riding Hood in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Mandevilla 'Red Riding Hood' syn. Dipladenia sanderi 'Red Riding Hood'

 

Dipladenia 'Red Riding Hood'

These evergreen climbers are cultivated for their showy flowers. In temperate climates, they do well in a well lit position indoors where they can be trained up trelliswork or around a circular support. The flowers come in a variety of colours, including white, pink, yellow, and red and in warmer climates, they are often fragrant. 'Red Riding Hood' is an evergreen twining climbing plant that bears large red flowers that age to pink. They flower mainly in summer, also in spring and autumn.

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plant Features
  • Dipladenia Red Riding Hood likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Dipladenia Red Riding Hood likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Dipladenia Red Riding Hood is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Dipladenia Red Riding Hood likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Dipladenia 'Red Riding Hood'

Latin name

Mandevilla 'Red Riding Hood' syn. Dipladenia sanderi 'Red Riding Hood'

type

Flowering climber

family

Apocynaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Dipladenia Red Riding Hood likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Dipladenia Red Riding Hood is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Dipladenia Red Riding Hood likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Dipladenia Red Riding Hood likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Dipladenia Red Riding Hood is 1.00meters x 3.00meters 1.00 M 3.00 M

Mandevilla 'Red Riding Hood' syn. Dipladenia sanderi 'Red Riding Hood'

These evergreen climbers are cultivated for their showy flowers. In temperate climates, they do well in a well lit position indoors where they can be trained up trelliswork or around a circular support. The flowers come in a variety of colours, including white, pink, yellow, and red and in warmer climates, they are often fragrant. 'Red Riding Hood' is an evergreen twining climbing plant that bears large red flowers that age to pink. They flower mainly in summer, also in spring and autumn.


Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Mandevilla need sandy, well-draining soil with plenty of organic material mixed in. A good soil mix for mandevilla plants includes two parts peat moss or potting soil to one part builder’s sand. If planting outdoors in warmer climates, a light and well drained soil with plenty of organic material mixed in is preferred. Plant in a bright position with filtered sun light avoiding full mid-day sun. They need a minimum temperature of 15C during active growth and a minimum winter temperature of 7C.

 
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