Orange King Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea x buttiana 'Orange King'
|Description||A strong vining habit that provides quick cover and beautiful, showy masses of bronze-orange flowers. Use for a lush tropical effect on arbors, trellises, and spilling over fences. Evergreen in frost-free regions; can be used in colder climates as a summer annual for patio containers and hanging baskets.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Summer; longer in frost-free areas.|
|Mature Size||Vigorous stems quickly climb 20 to 30 ft. tall, with support.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Container, Privacy Screen, Ground Cover, Hanging Basket|
|Design Ideas||Orange coloring makes this Bougainvillea unique. It is both reliable and vigorous, growing tall enough to shroud arbors in shade-giving foliage and flowers. Train it onto walls and fences, or onto unsightly sheds. Spiral the stems up posts and columns, and through wrought iron panels or fences. Super contrast against red tile roofs. A great choice for dry gardens in very hot landscapes|
|Companion Plants||Canna (Canna); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Passion Flower (Passiflora); Lantana (Lantana); Cordyline (Cordyline)|
|Care||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.|
|Lore||The intense color of these plants, often mistaken for the flowers is actually the bracts which draw pollinators to smaller more insignificant white tubular flowers nestled within.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 8
Your climate may be too cold for this plant
Your plant(s) will ship to the garden center you choose as soon as they meet our quality standards and the garden center schedules a shipment. This can be as little as 21 days, but may take longer depending on the plant growth and your garden center's scheduled shipments.
This plant may be available in these stores:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
Lowe's 735 West Oglethorpe Highway
Hinesville, Georgia 31313
Lowe's 11114 Abercorn Street
Savannah, Georgia 31419
Herb Creek Landscape Supply, Inc. P.o. Box 13495
Savannah, Georgia 31416
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.