Great Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea spectabilis) in the Bougainvilleas Database

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Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 6-8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Other: it is in truth the flower bracts which are showy in vibrant colors
Flower Color: Orange
Purple
Red
Flower Time: Other: blooms repeatedly
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: 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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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9bDate: 2017-01-17Nicely trimmed full of January blooms
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Location: Paraty, BrazilDate: 2010-01-21
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Location: Rio de Janeiro, BrazilDate: 2013-12-05
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bloom Identification Assistance Please by FSchleyhahn Aug 15, 2018 12:02 PM 4
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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