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Bougainvillea hybrida

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Bougainvillea hybrida Paper Flower, Strawflower, Straw Flower,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Shrubs Climbing / Twining, Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

A sun loving and hardy vigorous climber or shrub. Produces masses of flower bracts for long periods throughout the warmer months. It makes the perfect climber for covering fences or garden structures and can be kept as a medium to large dense shrub. Available in a range of colours.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Climber / Creeper, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Nyctaginaceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Assorted
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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