Description for Bougainvillea Variegated (Pink and White Flower)
Plant height: 19 - 29 inches (48 - 74 cm)
Bougainvillea plants need support to cover a wall, fence, or other area. Create rows of wire or string against the surface that you want covered. Tuck the bougainvillea branches behind these guidance supports at regular intervals. Keep a close eye on growth and adjust as necessary until the bougainvillea starts covering the wall or other surface.
Bougainvillea plants are a beloved addition to many gardens and walls Bougainvillea is a vine-like, thorny shrub that grows rampantly. It can be trained to climb trellises or be planted as an attractive but thornily impenetrable barrier, and it can also serve as a groundcover. Bougainvilleas have beautiful, brightly colored bracts, which are specialized leaves that contain the plant s flowers.
Dont expect your plants to flower indoors. If possible, keep your plants outdoors and give it the maximum sun exposure. Any flowering you may receive indoors is a bonus.
Common name(s): Bougainvillea are also known as buganvilla (Spain), bugambilia (Mexico), NapoleÃ³n (Honduras), veranera (Colombia, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama), trinitaria (Colombia, Cuba, Panama, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic & Venezuela), Santa Rita (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) or papelillo (northern Peru).
Flower colours: Pink and white
Bloom time: They are evergreen where rainfall occurs all year, or deciduous if there is a dry season.
Max reachable height: They are thorny, woody vines growing anywhere from 1 to 12 m (3 to 40 ft.) tall
Difficulty to grow: Easy
Planting and care
These tropical climbers are suitable for large containers placed in the garden during summer but must be kept frost-free in winter.
Sunlight: For the best results put your plants in full sun. If you want good blooming give them at least 5 hours a day of full sunlight as a minimum. More hours of direct sun is better. Less than 5 hours and the plant may not bloom very well. Your plants will thrive in shade or partial shade, but only have nice growth with little or no blooms.
Soil: They thrive in almost any soil as long as it is well-drained and fertile. Soils that work for other plants you grow will be fine.