Blueberry Ice Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea 'Blueberry Ice'

SKU
09012
Compact and perfect for small, sunny spaces. Cascading masses of lavender-blue flower-like bracts are offset by variegated green and white foliage. Mass in shrub beds, or feature in patio containers and hanging baskets. 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 MaturitySlow growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer; nearly year-round in frost-free regions.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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: 10-11

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