- Height 120-180 Inches
- Width 24-36 Inches
- Use as a thriller when using in containers
- Grow outdoors as an annual or as a houseplant!
Some plants get all the attention on a patio or in the landscape, and Mandevilla Sun Parasol Giant Red Emperor will stand out even among those. Mandevilla is a tropical climbing plant with giant deep red blooms that you can grow during summer and even as a houseplant in winter. Place it in a focal part of your landscape or in a container near a pole or trellis. Then train the long stems as they fill with glossy green leaves and large (2 to 3 inch) flowers.
Most mandevillas can grow to 10 feet long with little effort other than a place to climb and regular watering. In warm southern zones (10 and 11), plant Mandevilla Giant Red Emperor in full or part sun and it will continue to bloom outdoors with long-lasting red flowers from planting time until first frost. If you grow it in a container, bring it indoors for winter in most zones.
Sun Parasol® Giant Red Emperor Mandevilla Care
Place your Mandevilla in a warm, mostly sunny spot for best results. Give it fairly fertile garden soil or a quality potting mix. Water the plant regularly, not letting it dry out too much in summer. Regular, slow-release fertilizer can help keep it lush all summer. The plant prefers heat and might slow down once outdoor temperatures drop to 45 degrees.
You can bring your Mandevilla Sun Parasol Giant Red Emperor indoors for a winter rest and grow it as a houseplant. Try to expose it to at least indirect sun and water normally until it begins to drop leaves and stop flowering. Then, cut back on watering to give the plant a chance to rest in winter. It might drop some leaves, but this is normal. Keep the plant indoors until temperatures are above 60 degrees consistently and repot it in a slightly larger pot with a quality potting mix.
Sun Parasol® Giant Red Emperor Mandevilla Spacing
If you plant more than one Mandevilla together or as part of a container group, consider the plants’ mature spread of nearly 3 feet. Place plants 1 to 2 feet apart from each center. Try to provide a trellis or other object on which the trailing vine can climb.
Sun Parasol® Giant Red Emperor Mandevilla Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 10-11|
|Flower Color(s): Red|
|Bloom Period: Planting To Frost|
|Foliage Color(s) Green|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Height Class: Tall|
|Height: 120-180 Inches|
|Spread: 24-36 Inches|
|Spacing: 12-24 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: No|
|Resists: Deer, Rabbits|
|Container Role: Thriller|
|Use Types: Container, Houseplant, Specimen or Focal Point|
|Features: Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer, Large Flowers, Deadheading Not Necessary|
|Scientific Name: Mandevilla hybrid 'Giant Red'|
|Common Name: Sun Parasol® Giant Red Emperor Mandevilla|
|Plant Type: Annual|
|Brand: Proven Selections|
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
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