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Dipladenia gift for balcony-help!?

Posted by Jody_Brookhaven_Farm z5MA (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 2, 04 at 20:35

My husband bought me a large "Dipladenia" for our east facing porch on the Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island. It is a covered and screened porch.

will it do all right here? Any instructions/suggestions for healthy growth? Do I feed it? Watering often, or no?

Thank you . . . I'm NEW to balcony life, having just left 80 acres of farmland!!


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RE: Dipladenia gift for balcony-help!?

It will do ok. However it is an annual in RI so you will have to bring it in for the winter if you want to keep it. Treat it like a Mandevilla. Lots of sun, water letting the soild dry somewhat between watering. It will be beautiful. What color is yours? I have a white one, and a pink Mandevilla.

Thanks,
Vickie


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RE: Dipladenia gift for balcony-help!?

Is it an annual here in Ga.I just bought 4 and am not sure what I have here in zone 7.
Appreciate any info you can give me on this plant.

Annette


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