Description for Bougainvillea (Any Color)
Bougainvillea plants need support to cover a wall, fence, or another area. Create rows of wire or string against the surface that you want to be covered. Tuck the bougainvillea branches behind this guidance support at regular intervals.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|buganvilla, Bugambilia, Veranera, Nicaragua.||Any color||Winter to Summer.||Up to 5 ft||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
These tropical climbers are suitable for large containers placed in the garden during summer but must be kept frost-free in winter.
|Full sun||Sandy soil||Moderately||25 to 40 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Bougainvillea
- Irrigate only when the plants start to wilt and the soil is dry.
- The vines do need food. Fertilize your bougainvillea every month in spring and early summer.
- You will want to use a balanced, all-purpose fertilizer at half the normal dosage.
- Pruning is part of the work if you are caring for bougainvillea in the garden.
- Keep your eye out for dead wood and remove it as it appears.
- Save severe cutbacks for a time after the bougainvillea has flowered.
- You can prune late in fall or very early in spring.
Typical uses of Bougainvillea
Ornamental use: The plant is used for the ornamental purpose.