Plant Care Dipladenia 'Rio'

Dipladenia 'Rio'

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Dipladenia 'Rio' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Dipladenia 'Rio' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Taxonomy

Mandevilla 'Rio'
Mandevilla
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Dipladenia 'Rio'

Water

How often to water your Dipladenia 'Rio'

Water needs for Dipladenia 'Rio'
0.5 cups
every 9

Dipladenia 'Rio' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Chicago, Illinois.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Dipladenia 'Rio'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Dipladenia 'Rio' in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

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Growing Dipladenia 'Rio' in Chicago right now

Light needs for plant Dipladenia 'Rio' in Chicago, Illinois

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 9th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Chicago is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Dipladenia 'Rio' in Chicago, Illinois

Sunlight will decrease by 27.1% ☀️

December 8th, 2022

Chicago is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Chicago is expected to decrease by 27.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.2 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Dipladenia 'Rio' in Chicago, Illinois

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

December 7th, 2022

This month, Chicago is getting an average of 8.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.0 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Dipladenia 'Rio' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dipladenia 'Rio': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dipladenia 'Rio' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Chicago, Illinois ⛅.

Dipladenia 'Rio' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dipladenia 'Rio'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dipladenia 'Rio': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dipladenia 'Rio' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Dipladenia 'Rio'

Nutrient needs for plant Dipladenia 'Rio' in Chicago, Illinois

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 8th, 2022

The growing potential in Chicago is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to …

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Care Summary for Dipladenia 'Rio'

Dipladenia 'Rio'

Dipladenia 'Rio'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Chicago, Illinois, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Dipladenia 'Rio' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Dipladenia 'Rio' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Erodplants avatar
@Erodplants
leaf-1 109 Plants
xp 2,748 XP
06/26/2021

Beautiful beautiful and beautiful. Love this plant , I have three all around my patio. Constant blooms bring me happiness. It is a true show stopper. Everyone is always saying how beautiful it is. I do not water it often because its a drought tolerant, easy care plant. Perfect patio plant.

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily

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