How to Grow & Care for Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’ (2023)

Hello to everyone, Are you looking to make your indoor space more attractive and add green to it, I am here to help with it. Choosing to plant Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’ is a very good option for you and I am here to guide you on how to grow and care for Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’. 

Quick takeaways:

Scientific NameMandevilla Sanderi
Common NameBrazilian jasmine, Dipladenia, Rocktrumpet
LightBright indirect sunlight
WateringWater if the surface of the soil is dry
Temperature60 to 75ºF (15 to 24ºC)
Hardiness ZoneUSDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 12
Humidity70 to 80%
Soil TypeRich, quick-draining, loamy
Soil pH6.6 to 7.5 (mildly acidic to neutral)
FertilizingTwice a month in spring and summer
RepottingEvery year
PruningBeginning of the growing season
PropagationRoot in water or soil
ToxicityToxic to humans and pets
Mature Size6 feet as a houseplant
Bloom TimeSummer

About Mandevilla Plants:

How to Grow & Care for Mandevilla Sanderi 'Brazilian Jasmine'

To get the history of Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’ plant originated from the late Henry Joseph Mandeville, a British diplomat, and avid gardener, and according to it, the plant is known for its brilliant, trumpet-shaped flowers, oval leaves glossy texture that make them climb ahead. The plant has a good nature of climbing and reaching the top with ease. the good time for blooming of the plant is in the springtime and lasts through the fall season. The plant I also highlighted plants as they are able to attract hummingbirds to the garden. 

So for growing the Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’ what you need to do is explained below. Let’s learn it together.

How to grow  Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’?

  • To grow the Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’ in your house the easiest way is to purchase the plant from a nursery or you can grow the plant with the help of cutting. 
  • To grow with the help of taking the cutting from the parent plant you need to first look at healthy cutting that has been blooming for at least one season. 
  • To select which cutting to use for selecting a leaf node having a point where the leaf meets the stem.
  • After removing it from the parent plant you need to dip the cutting in the rooting hormone and then plant the cutting into a pot in which it contains the moist potting soil.
  • You need to now stabilize the cutting stem and for that, you need to make sure to cover the end of the cutting in the soil and also make sure to firm the cutting surrounded with soil.
  • Now you need to place the pot in an area where the plant is able to receive the filtered sunlight.
  • You need to maintain a temperature that ranges between 70 and 75 degrees.

Just growing the plant is not enough for the Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’  as you need to know about the basic requirements in growing the plant so read the below information.

How to Care for Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’?

According to the native in the tropical rainforests of Brazil, the plant does grow well in warm and humid environments so you need to maintain the environment accordingly. The following are some basic requirements that will the plant to grow lush and healthy way such as:

  • Light 
  • Temperature
  • Soil
  • Fertilizer
  • Watering 
  • Repotting & potting
  • Pruning 
  • Humidity 
How to Grow & Care for Mandevilla Sanderi 'Brazilian Jasmine'


  • According to the rainforest there, it gets light between 4 to 7 hours in day, and that too is the filtered sunlight under the tree canopy.
  • The light requirement of Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’ is bright light but they are not good enough to tolerate the full sun.
  • The perfect amount of light required ranges between 10,000 to 20,000 lux.
  • To get the perfect amount of light you can place the plant in an east-facing window but do keep the plant away from a south or west location as the sunlight can damage the plant.
  • In the case of placing the plant outdoors, you need to find a place where the plant gets to enjoy the morning or late-day sun.


  • In the case of watering Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’, you need to water them once every day during spring and summer but during the winter water the plant once a week as at that time the need for water by the plant decreases.
  • You need to keep the soil moist consistently but not sop the plant wet during the growing season.
  • In use, if you use the tape water to water the plant, make sure the fluoride and chlorine let out through it.


  • The perfect temperature to grow the plant is above 85ºF (30ºC) in summer to 79ºF (26ºC) in winter and at night it ranges about  62ºF (16ºC).
  • The plant loves to grow in hot summer months so you can keep the plant outdoors.
  • In case the plant gets below the tolerance level of  50ºF (10ºC) you need to let the plant to placed in indoors where the temperature drops off.


  • You need to maintain the humidity level for growing Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’ is between  70 to 80%.
  •   For keeping the plant indoors you need to maintain the humidity and create a moister microclimate.
  • There is a good idea for maintaining the humidity for growing the plant by grouping the plants together which will help in raising the humidity levels.
  • By using the small humidifier you can get help in raising the humidity level or you can also maintain it by misting the foliage of the plant daily.


  • To maintain the soil texture you can use the best Brazilian jasmine soil that is good in well-draining and is full of organic matter.
  • A good range of pH levels for growing Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’  is 6.6 to 7.5.
  • The ideal way of maintaining good soil is by mixing equal parts of potting soil, peat moss, and coarse sand.
  • You can also mix some well-rotted compost or worm castings to enrich the soil mix which will help in growing faster.


  • To help the plant to bloom at the best you need to provide them with fertilizer.
  • A good way of mixing the fertilizer is in a balanced ratio of 10-20-10.
  • I could suggest you apply the fertilizer every 2 weeks during the spring and summer seasons.
  • You should use the fertilizer by diluting it to the solution to half of the strength and then apply it over the surface of the pot after watering the plant.

Potting & Repotting:

  • The need to repotting the plant comes once a year.
  • According to the growth, the perfect time for repotting the plant is in early spring.
  • For repotting, you need to just increase the size of the pot a few inches so that the plant is able to concentrate on growing flowers, not roots.
  • To select the pot for repotting you should use a glazed or plastic pot containing enough drainage holes.
  • In the new pot make to add good mixture of compost or worm casting to help the plant to get lots of nutrients that will help them to come flower quickly.


  • The need for pruning Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’ is good in early spring as it is the time in which the grows.
  • By pruning you can shape the plant as you want for example if you want a bushier plant you can cut the stems of the plant.
  • Pruning will help in trimming off the dead or damaged stems.
  • Cutting the damaged leaves helps encourage the new flower to bloom.
  • Always remember to cut the Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine by using sharp, sterilized scissors or clippers.
How to Grow & Care for Mandevilla Sanderi 'Brazilian Jasmine'


The Mandevilla Sanderi ‘Brazilian Jasmine’ is a plant that adds a versatile look to your garden with its vibrant, trumpet-shaped flowers and lush foliage but for that, you need to take care of the plant in that way so that they are able to grow in a healthy way. You specifically need to care for them in colder months as at that time maintaining the temperature is tough. 

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