Raspberry Ice Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea 'Raspberry Ice'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||After each blooming cycle, trim or pinch the soft tips of young plants stems to encourage new growth. This will create multiple offshoots, thicken the plant's appearance, and yield prolific blooms.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Vibrant Summer Color|
Provide average to lean, fast draining soil. USE CAUTION not to damage roots when planting. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Reduce frequency, once established; water container plants regularly, when top 3 in. of soil are dry. Apply a controlled-release fertilizer in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10 - 11