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Mandevilla x amabilis 'Red Velvet' /Red Velvet Mandevilla

Mandevilla x amabilis 'Red Velvet'  / Mandevilla x amabilis 'Red Velvet'
Mass of pink flowers in mid summer
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Mass of pink flowers in mid summer

Vines trained on garden arches

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Vine trained to grow on a garden arch

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Scientific Name: Mandevilla x amabilis 'Red Velvet'
Common Name: Red Velvet Mandevilla
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Beautiful, hot pink flowers are present all the warm months. It is cold tender and will not stand frost. Still, it is worth growing in a pot and protection indoors during cold weather. Little or no flowering should be expected indoors, unless there is an abundance of good light.