Bougainvillea 'Rosenka'Item #1323 USDA Hardiness Zone: 10 - 11
Profuse-blooming selection boasting bright gold flower bracts that turn pink when mature. Exceptionally dwarf, mounding habit. Great for containers or border. Use as annual color in cold climates.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:boo-gan-VIL-lee-aPlant type:Vine - Requires SupportDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:5, 6, 12, 13, 15 - 17, 19, 22 - 29Growth habit:CompactGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Compact grower to 1 to 2 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Spring through summer.Flower color:PinkFlower attributesShowy FlowersGarden styleTropicalDesign 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)
- CareCare InformationRequires 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:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.