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Bougainvillea hybrida California Gold

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Bougainvillea hybrida California Gold Paper Flower, Strawflower, Straw Flower,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Hedging / Screening, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Climbing / Twining, Spreading, Upright

A golden flowering form of bougainvillea with a strong climbing or vine habit making it ideal for covering walls, fences or banks. It produces the vibrant masses of gold flowers in the summer but can begin to flower in the spring depending on the climate. It is extremely heat tolerant and hardy making it a good choice for very hot positions in summer.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Climber / Creeper, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Tropical Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Nyctaginaceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

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