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How to care for Dipladenia 'Rio'
How often to water your Dipladenia 'Rio'
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 Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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Finding light for Dipladenia 'Rio' in your home
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 Colorado Springs, Colorado ⛅.
Dipladenia 'Rio' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
How to fertilize Dipladenia 'Rio'
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.
Dipladenia 'Rio' prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Dipladenia 'Rio' requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
Dipladenia 'Rio' doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.
Dipladenia 'Rio' does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!
Dipladenia 'Rio' should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!
Dipladenia 'Rio' is native to Southwest United States to South America and the Caribbean.
Care Summary for Dipladenia 'Rio'
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 1ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.
What other plant parents say
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.