Bougainvillea 'Scarlett O'Hara' in the Bougainvilleas Database

Also sold as:
San Diego Red

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 20-30 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Other: it is in truth the flower bracts which are showy in vibrant colors
Flower Color: Other: Fuchsia (red-purple)
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Erosion control
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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