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Raspberry Ice Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea 'Raspberry Ice'

SKU
01321
A beautiful, low, mounded, spreading form with a profusion of raspberry-pink blossom-like bracts and contrasting variegated foliage. Perfect for hanging baskets, or as a colorful shrub or groundcover in small sunny spaces. One of the hardiest varieties! Evergreen in frost-free climates; provides superb warm season color in colder winter areas.
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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 2 to 3 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasAfter each blooming cycle, trim or pinch the soft tips of young plants stems to encourage new growth. This will create multiple offshoots, thicken the plant's appearance, and yield prolific blooms.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, 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 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 and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive 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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