Great Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea x buttiana 'Orange King') in the Bougainvilleas Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
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: Inconspicuous
Other: True flowers are small and inconspicuous; the colorful bracts are what attract attention.
Flower Color: White
Other: Colorful bracts are primarly orange, to dusty pinkish-orange to bronze in color.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Espalier
Uses: Erosion control
Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
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

Brighter when newly opened

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