• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Mounded form to 2 to 3 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Waterwise
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:boo-gan-VIL-lee-a
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Mounded form to 2 to 3 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Pink
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleTropical
    Design IdeasAfter each blooming cycle, trim or pinch the soft tips of young plants stems to encourage new growth. This will create multiple offshoots, thicken the plant's appearance, and yield prolific blooms.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Requires well drained soil. USE CAUTION NOT TO DAMAGE ROOTS WHEN PLANTING. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Apply a controlled-release fertilizer in spring.Pruning time: spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Raspberry Ice was discovered as a branch sport of Bougainvillea spectabilis.