Mandevilla-SunParasol-Original-DarkRed-001

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SUN PARASOL® ORIGINAL Dark Red

Mandevilla hybrid

Revolutionary Genetics!

The original Sun Parasols have the widest color range, including the first stable dark red and crimson, shades of pink, white and novelties. Plants are natural climbers and suitable for patio containers, hanging baskets, balconies, bedding and even as a houseplant.

Height: 180 to 240-inches
457 to 610-centimeters
Spread: 72 to 120-inches
183 to 305-centimeters
Seasons: Spring, Summer
Colors: Red with White Stripes
Vigor: Vigorous
Earliness: Mid
Usage: Container Gardens, Hanging Baskets, Pollinator Plant
 
GROWER CULTURE:
 
General:
 
Media: Well-drained peat/perlite mix
pH: 5.5 to 6.0
Fertilization: Medium | 250 ppm
Light: High
Water: Dry to Well-Drained
 
Propagation:
 
Rooting Temp: 65°F to 80°F | 18°C to 27°C
Rooting Hormone: No
Pinch Before
Transplant:
No
Average Prop Time: 12 to 32-weeks
 
Finishing:
 
Growing Temp Day: 65°F to 70°F | 18°C to 21°C
Growing Temp Night: 65°F to 70°F | 18°C to 21°C
Pinching: Necessary to improve branching. Wait until the plants are fairly well-rooted before pinching.
Pests: Mites are the prime pest. Aphids, thrips, and whiteflies.
Diseases: Good airflow helps prevent foliar leaf spot. Watering in the morning helps, too. Prevent Fusarium and Botrytis by keeping plants dry in the winter.
 
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
 
 
Other Varieties in the Series:
[ White ] [ Pink ] [ Crimson ] [ Cream Pink ] [ Stars & Stripes® ]