Mandevilla

  • Known as: Rock trumpet
  • Place of origin: Brazil, America.
  • Description: Annual twisted climber with bright green and heart-shaped leaves and fragrant  white, pink, yellow or red flowers.
  • Grow best: In sandy, well-draining soil, partial sunlight and adequate watering along with fertilizing with water-soluble phosphorous-rich fertilizers once every two weeks. Pruning by pinching with fingers immediately after the flowering season essential. Minimal watering during wet seasons to prevent root rotting
  • Use: Wall and trellis climbers.