Bougainvillea buttiana growing vine of the genus Bougainvillea is hybrid of Bougainvillea glabra and Bougainvillea peruviana, Bougainvillea buttiana perennial evergreen used as ornamental thorny plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Leaves color green the shape is oval
Bougainvillea buttiana flower
Flower color white yellowish, the size of the flower 1-2 mm, bracts looks like petals and it is the colored area, the color of the bracts can be: magenta-rose, pink, purple
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Requirements for Bougainvillea buttiana growing and care:
Acidic soil, trellising, frost free area, but can survive just frost, well drain soil
What is the best way to start growing:
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but it’s possible
Difficulties/Problems with growing:
Vicious grower, sensitive to frost, can die in flooding
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Leaf miner, Moths
End of the autumn start of the winter
How to prune:
Prune inner branches, prune dead branches, renewed growth is recommended to prune all the outdoor foliage
Size of the plant?
1-10 m, 3-32 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Irrigation water management requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Prefer full sun but can grow in half shade
Is it possible to grow indoor?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does flowers bloom?
Late spring – midsummer sometime late summer
General information about the flower
Small white yellow flowers, Cover with petal that are actually bracts the color of the bracts can be: white, purple, pink, light orange, red, purplish, there are a lot of hue variety
Bougainvillea × buttiana