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The Sundeville are commercial hybrids (Mandevilla sanderi) more resistant to full light and low temperatures. Woody vine of evergreen sarmentose shrub, with stems which can be 4 metres tall, it shows oblong or elliptical leaves of a glossy dark green colour, long up to about 10 cm; the terminal or axillar inflorescences carry 3-4 funnel-shaped white flowers with yellow throat, slightly perfumed, with a diameter of 6-8 cm. Plant which can be cultivated in tropical, subtropical and, marginally, warm-temperate climates areas, as it does not bear temperatures around the 0°C, elsewhere it can be cultivated in pot, in order to be sheltered in winter. It prefers an exposition in full sun or slightly shaded and acid or neutral soils, well drained and kept humid.

  • Category Outdoor flowering plants
  • Genus Mandevilla
  • Species spp
  • Families Apocynaceae
  • Habit Shrub-climber
  • Climatic Zones Tropical USDA 11
  • Leaves Evergreen
  • Flower Tubular
  • Geographical Area of Origin South America
  • Flowering and Fruiting Period October September August July June May April March
  • Form Espalier Pyramid Flower pot Double arch shaped Basket Grown as shrub / bush
  • Color Flower / Leaves / Fruits Multicolor Green Pink Purple White Red
  • Parfumed yes
  • Favorite soil Sub-acid / medium acid Middle-Dough / Medium soil
  • Water needs Medium Aboundant water
  • Light Exposure Full light / Full sun Medium shade / Half shade
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