• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Compact grower to 1 to 2 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Spring through summer.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:boo-gan-VIL-lee-a
    Sunset climate zones:5, 6, 12, 13, 15 - 17, 19, 22 - 29
    Growth habit:Compact
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Compact grower to 1 to 2 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Special features:Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring through summer.
    Flower color:Pink
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleTropical
    Design IdeasThe mounding form of Rosenka make it ideal for bank and slope coverage. The vibrant gold and pink bracts pair well with other hot tropicals, or plant amongs natural stone and rock in a drought tolerant garden. Use as foundation plantings, along fence lines, or in irregular groups in larger planting areas for continuous color. Beautiful in container gardens as the focal plant with trailing varieties surrounding it.
    Companion PlantsLantana (Lantana); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Cordyline (Cordyline); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Mandevilla (Mandevilla)
  • 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 slow-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.