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Bougainvillea glabra Magnifica Traillii

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Wantirna
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 6
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.88 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.66 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Bougainvillea glabra Magnifica Traillii Paper Flower, Strawflower, Straw Flower,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Hedging / Screening, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Climbing / Twining, Dense

Description:
Cold tolerant, dense, vigorous evergreen climber with deep purple flower bracts that cover the plant in summer. Grow in pots, use for screening, covering pergolas or for security - contains thorns. Can also be used as a ground cover. Grows to 6m tall but easily contained to 2m high.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Climber / Creeper, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Best planted in well drained, moist soil in a warm, sunny site. Can be semi deciduous if it is in a cool winter position. Prune after flowering to encourage new flowering wood. Wear gloves and glasses, be careful with thorns.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Nyctaginaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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