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Dipladenia 'Red Riding Hood' is an evergreen twining climbing plant that bears large red flowers that age to pink. They flower mainly in summer, also in spring and autumn. In warmer climates it can flower year round. It has attractive, dark glossy foliage. It is a frost tender plant. It likes bright light to semi shade, but needs some protection from full sun. It is a great climber which can also be used for hanging baskets, trained into a small shrub shape or as a trailing plant over banks. It grows well as a container plant. It is an easy care, mainly trouble free plant.
Flower colour: red, pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter
Maximum height: 3 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres
Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: not specified
Will tolerate partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: subtropical, tropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: not specified.
Soil pH: 5.5-7
Aphids, mites, mealy bug
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.