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Bougainvillea

Botanical Name
Bougainvillea
Hardiness
Zones 9 to 11, grown as annual elsewhere
Height
15 to 40 feet
Width
15 to 40 feet
Flowers
Purple, red, pink, yellow
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained, acidic
Planting & Care
  • Tolerant of hot, dry locations
  • Prune for shape, pinch to encourage branching
  • Overwinter indoors as a houseplant
Problems
Chlorosis in alkaline soil, aphids, mealybug, scale

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