Cherry Blossom Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea 'Cherry Blossom'

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1295
Strong vining habit for quick cover and beautiful show of color. Delicate rich rose-pink circle of double bracts with white centers stay on the plant longer than other bougainvillea varieties. Can be used as summer annual in patio containers, hanging baskets.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationboo-gan-VIL-lee-uh
LoreThis genus was named after the famous French explorer Louis Antoine de Bougainville who circumnavigated the globe from 1766 to 1769. What are mistaken for flowers are actually colored leaf bracts that surround a tiny white tubular flower.
Average Size at MaturityVigorous grower to 20 to 30 ft. long.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis bougainvillea looks great spilling out of a container, trained on a trellis or near a swimming a pool.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Tropical
Growth HabitClimbing
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Key FeatureWaterwise

Requires well drained soil. USE CAUTION NOT TO DAMAGE ROOTS WHEN PLANTING. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Apply a slow-release fertilizer in spring.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 10 - 11

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