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Bougainvillea glabra

Paper Flower

Lesser Bougainvillea
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Bougainvillea glabra
Principal Common Name Paper Flower
Common Name(s) Lesser Bougainvillea
Description Big woody shrub or vine with long lasting colorful bracts.
General Comments
Nativity South America
Height Range 10 - 30 FT
Spread Range 10 - 25 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Medium Green
Leaf Texture Medium : Smooth
Form Shrub : Vine
Flower Color Magenta : Purple
Flower Time Jan : Feb : Mar
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun : Morning Sun : Afternoon Sun
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Drought tolerant : Flower : Form : Heat Tolerant : Thorns

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