Camarillo Fiesta™ Bougainvillea
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|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.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Vigorous stems quickly climb 20 to 30 ft. with support.|
|Bloom Time||Summer; nearly year-round in frost-free regions.|
|Design Ideas||Striking and floriferous in a hanging basket or container placed on a patio or deck. A vigorous-growing vine that quickly covers a wall or sheltered fence. Grow down a steep bank beside steps.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Erosion Control, Espalier, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Vigorous, Colorful 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 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