Scarlett O'Hara Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea 'Scarlett O'Hara' (a.k.a. San Diego Red)
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11
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