Category: Vines

Mandevilla growing up a trellis

Mandevilla on a Trellis – Arizona Desert Garden

The MANDEVILLA vine is growing well.  This Mandevilla plant is native to Central and South America – named after Henry Mandeville (1773-1861), a British diplomat and gardener. Mandevilla, also known as Brazilian jasmine, Dipladenia,  is a flowering tropical plant that originated in the hills above Rio de Janeiro. Mandevillas […]

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Desert flowering vines

Bougainvillea can take the Arizona HEAT!

Bougainvilleas are tropical plants that thrive in areas outdoors with low rainfall and intense heat, someone say desert!  They need lots of sun and are happy with Arizona temperatures reaching over 100 degrees. They have thin roots that are somewhat delicate and I find my Bougainvilleas take more […]

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