Crimson Mandevilla climber sunmandermi - Knowledgebase Question

Castle Rock, Co
Question by djbsjb1
May 13, 2010
we are in Colorado,
I got this for mother day
can we put this in the ground of will is die in the winter cold. we are
not sure what to do.

Answer from NGA
May 13, 2010


Your new Mandevilla is a tender plant and it won't survive your winter weatherif planted outdoors, but you can enjoy it both indoors and out if you keep it in a container. Take it outdoors in the spring and summer months but take it back indoors in the fall before the temperatures drop down to 50F or below. You can prune it back to make it more manageable and grow it inside in bright light and average household temperatures during the winter months. Enjoy your new plant!

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