Mandevillas In Virginia Beach

tenbabytoes(8)March 12, 2008

Just wondering if anyone has had any luck with Mandevillas coming back every year. Just built a new pergola and would love to grown mandevillas over the pergola - or if anyone has found a clematis the is lush and thick like mandevillas.

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nurserymanager(7-8 Zuni Va)

Mandevillas are a tropical vine and won't survive the winter outside here.( I live in Zuni from the Beach )You could look into Trumpet vine. Theres a red flowered one and one with yellow flowers thats pretty cool.

Good luck! Eric

    Bookmark   March 12, 2008 at 9:50PM
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wieltom

I plant mine in a pot about 18in wide and 18in high. then in the fall after first frost, i cut the vines back and keep them in my green house and put them back in spring (just did in fact on 4/21/08). my neighbor puts them in a sparebath room by a window. mandevillas grow very fast so its no big deal to cut them back and/or replant in the spring.

    Bookmark   April 22, 2008 at 9:23AM
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Dave in NoVA • 7a • Northern VA

wieltom, how well do they bloom the next season? I've tried wintering over and they just sort of sit there the next season.

    Bookmark   May 30, 2008 at 8:22AM
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