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Plant Specifications

Plant Height20 inch (51 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Bougainvillea care

Bougainvillea uses


Frequently Asked Questions

Where do Bougainvillea grow?

You can grow Bougainvillea preferably outdoor. Consider the following points. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of direct bright light is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4.Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Is Bougainvillea a creeper?

Bougainvillea is not a creeper is a evergreen shrubby vine.

Does Bougainvillea flower all year?

Bougainvillea is popular for colorful flower which bloom throughout the year but are especially plentiful in winter(Sep-Nov).

When to plant Bougainvillea?

Bougainvillea can be planted year round but the June-October is best time for planting.

Is Bougainvillea a shrub?

Bougainvillea is evergreen shrubby vine.

Is Bougainvillea a flower?

Bougainvillea is evergreen shrubby vine and popular for its colorful flower.

Why Bougainvillea losing leaves?

The Bougainvillea losing its leaves mainly due to 1. Lack of proper nutrient 2. Over watering to plant.

How to prune Bougainvillea ?

Prune the plant by removing diseased, dried and old non flowering branches to promote new shoots and to increase number of flowers.

Why Bougainvillea are not blooming?

The most general reasons for not flowering are as follows. 1. Lack of proper nutrient ( mainly Phosphorus). 2. Improper water and sunlight availability.

Does Bougainvillea have thorns?

Bougainvillea have have sharp thorns.

Do Bougainvillea need full sun?

Yes, More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required.

Are Bougainvillea evergreen?

Bougainvillea is evergreen shrubby vine.

Does Bougainvillea smell?

Most of the Bougainvillea are odor less and some species have slight smell.

Is Bougainvillea poisonous?

Bougainvillea is not poisonous but its sharp thorns are harmful.

Why Bougainvillea blooms for ten months?

Bougainvillea blooms for ten months because it is popular for long lasting colorful flower which blooms throughout the year.

Are Bougainvillea drought tolerant?

Bougainvillea can tolerate hot, dry conditions fairly.

Why Bougainvillea losing flowers?

The Bougainvillea losing its flower mainly due to 1. Lack of proper nutrient ( mainly Phosphorus). 2. Improper water and sunlight availability.

How to grow Bougainvillea from cutting?

To propagate Bougainvillea take pencil size cutting of well mature stem to a length of 16-18 cm and remove any flowers, leaves from it. Then dip bottom of the cutting it in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the plant.

When to fertilize Bougainvillea?

Apply any organic fertilizer in the month of June-July

Is Bougainvillea a complete flower?

The Bougainvilleas are perfect flower they have androecium and gynoecium and they are incomplete because they do not have corolla.

What is the colors of Bougainvillea?

Bougainvillea comes in a various colors pink, purple, orange, yellow

Are Bougainvillea thorns poisonous?

Bougainvillea thorns are not poisonous but its sharp thorns are harmful.

Can Bougainvillea grow in shade?

No, Bougainvillea needs more than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight.

Can Bougainvillea grow in pots?

Bougainvillea grow in pots with proper care and management.Choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes.

Is Bougainvillea a climber?

Bougainvillea is not a climber is evergreen shrubby vine.

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