The Bougainvillea is a highly ornamental plant with its paper like bright flowers which are actually modified leaves.
- Light - full sun
- Watering - even moisture to dry to the touch (once established)
- Soil - potting mix
Flowering color and species can vary. If you do have a preference in coloration or species we ask that you come visit us at the store to hand select the one of your liking. When placing the order online we will select one for you and can not guarantee an exact coloration or variety.
Images are used for general reference only. The size, shape and bloom state of each plant will vary.
The Bougainvillea is a highly ornamental plant with paper-like bright flowers that are actually modified leaves. The three simple, waxy, small flowers are surrounded by colorful sepel-like bracts. It belongs to a genus of thorny ornamental vines, bushes, and trees in the four o'clock family, Nyctaginaceae.
Light: Full sun
Water: Even moisture until established, then a slight dry down
Environment: Native to eastern South America; thrive in hot and dry climates
Toxicity: Sap reported to cause minor skin irritation; reported as non toxic to pets
Habit / Size: Bougainvillea can be vines, shrubs, or trees depending on species/cultivar
- Propagation: with tip cuttings
- They will develop thorns on the limbs
*When planting in a pot without a drainage hole, help avoid over watering by estimating 25% of the container’s overall volume, with appropriate drainage materials incorporated when planting. Printable Care Sheet
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- We will normally get your package out within 3 business days.
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