As a classic tropical vine, the mandevilla (Mandevilla sanderi) is an excellent way to add a touch of color to a sunny vertical space in any garden. With large, showy flowers that last all summer and the plant is easy to care for, it is one of the best vine varieties.

Mandevilla Flowers

In recent years, Mandevillas have seen a surge in popularity, and propagation work continues to enlarge the cultivated varieties of the vine. Mandevilla is native to Mexico, South America, Central America, the southwestern United States, and the West Indies. There are around 100 species[1] of this tropical woody vine.

Mandevilla Sanderi

The Mandevilla vine gets its nickname from Henry Joseph Mandeville, an avid gardener, and British diplomat. Mandevilla vines are easily recognizable by their bright, trumpet-shaped blooms, ovate leaves with a shiny texture.

Pink Mandevilla Flowers

Mandevillas are also known for their large, tropical-looking flowers. They are available in shades of white, red, and pink and several shades in between.

Pink Mandevilla

Suggested Reading: Different Flower Names

Red Mandevilla Flower

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Key References
  • [1]“Mandevilla | Home & Garden Information Center”. Accessed November 27, 2021. Link.


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