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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Mandevilla can be woody climbers or perennials, often with tuberous roots, and twining stems bearing simple leaves and axillary racemes of showy, funnel-shaped flowers with 5 spreading lobes
M. laxa is a vigorous, woody, twining climber with glossy, evergreen, oval leaves 5-10cm long. In late summer and early autumn it produces sprays of 5 to 15 tubular, strongly fragrant, white or cream flowers 5-9cm across with broad petal lobes
Toxicity May cause mild stomach upset if eaten
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a temperate or warm greenhouse or conservatory in loam-based compost in full light but with shade from hot sun. Young plants can be grown in pots to stand outside in summer. Usually evergreen, but will drop leaves if too cold in winter
Propagate by seed sown with heat in spring, or root softwood cuttings in late spring or semi-ripe cuttings in summer, with bottom heat
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants Sub-tropical
Pruning Pruning group 12 in late winter or early spring
Pests Glasshouse red spider mite, glasshouse whitefly and mealybugs may be troublesome
Generally trouble free
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