California Gold Bougainvillea.
It is a evergreen climber to 5m, with ovate leaves and clusters of magenta-rose bracts surrounding small white flowers
Plants need well-drained soils in full sun. Although established plants in the wild tolerate dry soils, container plants and new plantings need regular moisture. Deadhead flowers to prolong bloom. Remove seed pods to encourage rebloom.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||California Gold Bougainvillea
|Maximum Reachable Height
||4.00 to 8.00 metres
||easy to grow
Planting and care
As a point of reference, the amount of light at noon on a clear summer day is approximately 10,000 footcandles. On an overcast winter day, it may be as low as 500 foot-candles. Indoors, on a clear summer afternoon, the direct sun entering a window may be 4000?8
Bougainvillea x buttiana variegata dr rao care
Bougainvilleas love hot, dry, sunny spaces and they seem to perform better when slightly neglected, so don t be to attentive to your plant and it should thrive. Water thoroughly and then allow the top inch or two of soil to dry out before you water again. The easiest way to test the soil moisture content is to stick your finger into it.
||Loam, Sande.g:Plant in sandy,
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Bougainvillea x buttiana variegata dr rao special feature
For the St. Louis area, grow in containers as patio plants that are overwintered indoors. In southern Florida and California, this may be planted as a specimen or massed in gardens and shrub borders or grown in containers.
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