Mandevilla amabilis 'Alice du Pont'

These tropical evergreen or deciduous, twining vines have showy flowers and a milky sap. Plant these generous long-bloomers outdoors in warm climates only. Fast-growing, they need a trellis or other support, though some are trained to grow in hanging baskets and tubs. Start by cuttings. Plant in site protected from summer sun. Pinch growth to encourage bushiness. Watch for spider mites.
Mandevilla amabilis
Developed for Alice du Pont in her favorite color, its clusters of ice-pink flowers bloom among the glossy green leaves for more than half the year. Also grown indoors. Needs rich soil.

Attributes - Mandevilla amabilis 'Alice du Pont'

Plant Type: Vine

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Pink

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 10 ft. to 15 ft.

Width: 10 ft.

Sunlight: Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Container Plants, Long Blooming, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Aphids, Spider Mites, Whiteflies.

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