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Bambino™ Baby Mia Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea 'Baby Mia'

SKU
30998
This compact, sun- and heat-loving shrub is extremely free flowering, with red-purple flower bracts covering deep green foliage on a neat, mounded form. Provides superb warm-season color for entry, porch or terrace. An ideal flowering low hedge or garden accent for mild winter areas; treat as an annual in cold winter regions.
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Water deeply when soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationboo-gan-VIL-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer; nearly year-round in frost-free regions.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater deeply when soil is dry.
Companion PlantsLantana (Lantana); Cordyline (Cordyline); Evergreen Clematis (Clematis); Salvia (Salvia); Upright Juniper (Juniperus)

Provide average to lean, fast draining soil. USE CAUTION not to damage roots when planting. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Reduce frequency, once established; water container plants regularly, when top 3 in. of soil are dry. Apply a controlled-release fertilizer in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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