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Bougainvillea hybrida Purple Cascade

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

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like, Weeping

Description:
A dwarf bougainvillea with a cascading habit. It produces masses of purple 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:
1-2m 1-2m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Climber / Creeper, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Tropical Garden, 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

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

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