Purple Queen Bougainvillea, hibiscus - Knowledgebase Question

Surrey, B.
Question by shenazomar
June 24, 2006
last year i purchased two of the above plants, bougainvillea being my favourite with attractive colours. i planted them in planter boxes since i like them by the outside pool deck.I left them all winter outside and now this year they are not growing , i see dry dead stems. where did i go wrong? I also purchased Hibiscus and planted in the ground this also died. ??? any suggestions? thanks Shen

Answer from NGA
June 24, 2006


Unfortunately, both of these plants are tropical plants and will not survive freezing weather. I think they are both dead due to excess cold during the winter. I'm sorry about your plants.

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