Bougainvillea plant growing plant of the genus Bougainvillea also known as Buganvilla plant, Bougainvillea perennial evergreen or deciduous plant it grow as shrub, tree or climber used as ornamental plant hedge and attract pollinators, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+

Leaves green sometime can be with white edge, in oval shape, the plant has thorns

Bougainvillea flower plant

Flower are small in the color white yellowish, the colored area is like petals but it is bracts it can be in the colors: white, purple, yellow pink, light orange, red, purplish, there are a lot of hue variety between this colors

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Requirements for Bougainvillea plant growing and care:

Trellising, frost free area, although can survive once in a while temperature that is 0 C,

What is the best way to start growing:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but it’s possible

Difficulties/Problems with growing:
Vicious grower, sensitive for cold, thorns

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Leaf miner, Moths

Pruning season:
End of the autumn start of the winter

How to prune a:
Prune inner branches, prune dead branches, renewed growth is recommended to prune all the outdoor foliage

Size of the plant?
3-9 m, 10-30 feet

Speed growth:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water, small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Prefer full sun but can grow in half shade

It is possible to grow indoor:
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot /containers:
Yes but only the small species

Blooming information

When does bloom?
Late spring – midsummer sometime late summer

General information about the Bougainvillea 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 is a lot of hue variety

Subspecies

Bougainvillea brasiliensisshrub‎ with green and white leaves, bracts color can be: purple, pink, red, purplish, magenta, there are a lot of hue varieties between these colors

Bougainvillea buttianavine, hybrid of Bougainvillea glabra and Bougainvillea peruviana, bracts color can be: magenta-rose, pink, purple

Bougainvillea glabrashrub‎ or climber, bracts color can be: white, purple, pink, red, purplish, there are a lot of hue varieties between these colors

Bougainvillea peruviana – vine, bracts color can be: magenta-rose, purple

Bougainvillea spectabilis – shrub or vine, bracts color can be: white, purple, pink, red, purplish, magenta, orange, there are a lot of hue varieties between these colors

Bougainvillea treetree, bracts color can be: white, purple, pink, light orange, red, purplish there are a lot of hue varieties between these colors

Scientific name:

Bougainvillea

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