Rosenka Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea 'Rosenka'

Profuse blooming selection boasting bright gold flower bracts that turn pink when mature. Exceptionally dwarf, mounding habit. Great for containers or border. Use as annual color in cold climates. Evergreen. Full sun. Compact grower to 1 to 2 feet tall, 3 to 4 feet wide. Cutting grown.
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10 - 11

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Full sun

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 1 to 2 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer; nearly year-round in frost-free regions.
Design IdeasThe mounding form of Rosenka make it ideal for bank and slope coverage. The vibrant gold and pink bracts pair well with other hot tropicals, or plant amongs natural stone and rock in a drought tolerant garden. Use as foundation plantings, along fence lines, or in irregular groups in larger planting areas for continuous color. Beautiful in container gardens as the focal plant with trailing varieties surrounding it.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic, Tropical
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Hanging Basket
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureColorful Waterwise Vine

Provide average to lean, fast draining soil. USE CAUTION not to damage roots when planting. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established in the landscape, reduce frequency; water container plants regularly, when top 3 in. of soil are dry. Provide trellis or arbor support. Feed in spring.

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