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Scarlett O'Hara Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea 'Scarlett O'Hara' (a.k.a. San Diego Red)

Pronunciation: boo-gan-VIL-lee-uh
SKU #01325

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Description A strong vine-like habit that provides quick cover and captivating color with clusters of deep magenta-red, flower-like bracts. Evergreen in frost-free areas; useful as a colorful annual for containers and hanging baskets in cooler northern zones. Also referred to as San Diego Red Bougainvillea.
Light Full sun
Watering Water deeply when soil is dry.
Blooms Summer; longer in frost-free areas.
Mature Size Vigorous stems quickly climb 20 to 30 ft. with support.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Climbing
Flower Attributes Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
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 support such as a trellis or arbor. Apply fertilizer in spring.

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