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Silhouette™ Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea 'Singapore Pink'

Compact, bushy habit for quick cover and beautiful show of amazing clusters of large, bright pink flowers. Can be used as summer annual in cold climates in containers, hanging baskets. Evergreen.
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Good to grow! 10


Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.


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Botanical Pronunciationboo-gan-VIL-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityA compact grower that can be maintained at 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasA vigorous climber with size enough to snake up posts and spread out over an extensive shade arbor. Also covers up ugly or dull architecture. Equally suited to porch or veranda roof. Grow over arched gateway for romantic gateway. Drape over or across walls and fences, particularly to add color to sideyards. Allow to sprawl to cover slopes and banks for beauty and erosion control.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureNaturalizes Well, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsGroup bougainvillea with other big color and fragrance tropicals such as Erin Rachel Hibiscus, (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Erin Rachel'), Tom Thumb Compact Lantana, (Lantana camara 'Monike'), August Beauty Gardenia, (Gardenia jasminoides 'August Beauty') and Tropicanna Canna, (Canna x indica 'Phaison').

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. USE CAUTION IN REMOVING PLANT FROM CONTAINER SO THAT ROOTS ARE NOT DAMAGED.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 10

Good to grow!