Bougainvillea Bush - Knowledgebase Question

Hollister, CA
Question by JenniferMoo94
February 11, 2002
When I visited the nursery at Bonafonte Gardens last summer there was a Bougainvillea hybrid that looked like a bush. It had long stems of flowers (I think). I can't seem to find this item on your website and I know that it was a Monrovia plant.

Answer from NGA
February 11, 2002


Most bougainvilleas are tall growing vines, but 'Purple Queen' is a compact grower that will form a mound 1 1/2 ft. tall and 6-8 feet wide. 'Oo-La-La' is another compact, dwarf form, good for cascading over walls, hanging from baskets, or as a ground cover. It grows about 18" tall and 6-8' wide. Both are offered by Monrovia and your local nursery should be able to order one or both for you. Hope this information is helpful.

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:



[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by ge1836 and is called "August Caladiums"