Mandevilla, Dipladenia
Mandevilla 'Sun Parasol Giant Crimson'

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Mandevilla (man-de-VILL-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sun Parasol Giant Crimson
Additional cultivar information:(PP17736; Sun Parasol series, aka Sunmandecrikin)
Hybridized by Misato/Murakami
Registered or introduced: 2005

Category:

Perennials

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Height:

Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Red

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Evergreen

Smooth-Textured

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

From leaf cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

By simple layering

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Gaylesville, Alabama

Brea, California

San Pedro, California

Palm Coast, Florida

Chicago, Illinois

Downers Grove, Illinois

Ocean Springs, Mississippi

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 5, 2011, Bazuhi from Downers Grove, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

I really like the flowers on the Mandevilla so I had to have one for 2011 and now I am just waiting to see the blooms at my house this year. This Mandevilla is from the Suntory collection which has the smaller leaves and bushier growth compared to the original mandevillas. I had gotten this plant from a plant show pretty early in the season so it was indoors for about 6-8 weeks before I was able to stick it outside in a nice large pot with some good soil and a trellis. I heard they do not like temps below 50degrees so it was a guessing game on getting it outside and yes at one point I had to drag the hug pot back indoors due to the way below 50 mark. I lucked out I didn't lose andy leaves this time around and the plant still looked healthy. The plant is climbing all over the trellis(I boug... read more

Positive

On Jun 7, 2009, cue_chik from Palm Coast, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is the most gorgeous vine in my garden. once it established it took off like a rocket and blooms profusely. covered the trellis it was planted at in less than 3 months.