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Bengal Orange Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea 'Bengal Orange'

SKU
03504
A very colorful and showy patio accent featuring bracts that resemble pinkish-orange flowers. A bright contrast set against the green and white variegated foliage. Offers a lush tropical effect and bright color over a long season. Evergreen in frost-free climates; provides superb warm season color in colder winter areas.
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10-11

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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationboo-gan-VIL-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide, with support.
Bloom TimeSummer; nearly year-round in frost-free regions.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsHibiscus (Hibiscus); Lantana (Lantana); Cordyline (Cordyline); Evergreen Clematis (Clematis); Salvia (Salvia)

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. Provide trellis or arbor support. Fertilize in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

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