Dipladenia Plants
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Dipladenia

Zone 16116 | betsybuzard added on September 24, 2016 | Answered

Long spiney growths growing out from top of plant.

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Alisma
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Answered on September 25, 2016

I suspect your plant is trying to spread so it can expand beyond its pot. Dipladenias will usually grow in a vining form unless confined to a pot, but even so, they will put out side stems that I believe are basically runners. You can cut them off at the base to prevent further development.

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