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Bougainvillea hybrida Crimson Jewel

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Bougainvillea hybrida Crimson Jewel Paper Flower, Strawflower, Straw Flower,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Groundcovers, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Climbing / Twining, Mat Forming, Prostrate, Upright

A vigorous growing heat tolerant and hardy bougainvillea with a strong climbing habit great for use over a pergola, patio roof or for along and over fences. It bears abundant bright pinky-red flowers in the warmer months of the year. Will also flow nicely as a ground cover down an embankment.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Climber / Creeper, Coastal Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

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: Pink, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

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