Sun Parasol Pretty Pink Mandevilla has beautiful pink,trumpet-shaped flowers with a yellow throat on vining green foliage. The Pretty series has better branching and shorter internodes than other varieties producing a higher flower count. This series has slightly smaller blooms, 2-3 inches, but the number of them makes up for it. Mandevilla climbs quickly up a trellis and blooms all summer long. If you are looking for a unique groundcover, Mandevilla can also be used as such. Trail it over a wall or from a hanging basket. These vigorous plants will lend a tropical look to your landscape.
Mandevilla are reasonably easy to grow and maintain. They tolerate varying weather conditions but are grown as annuals in areas where temperatures get below 40 degrees. When the weather turns colder, you can bring them indoors and keep them in a bright location.
Spacing: Plant 24″ to 36″ apart.
Height: Grows 6′ to 8′ tall.
How To Grow: Plant in full sun.
Outstanding Features: Attracts bees, butterflies and sometimes birds. Sun Parasol is stronger and bushier than other forms of Mandevilla.
Tips: Water regularly but do not over water.
Uses: Garden Bed with trellis, Container with trellis, Hanging Baskets
Picture courtesy of Suntory Flowers