White Stripe Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea spectabilis 'White Stripe'
Pronunciation: boo-gan-VIL-lee-uh speck-TAB-ih-liss
|Description||One of the most elegant bougainvilleas, featuring clusters of clear white flower-like bracts against pleasing green and white variegated foliage. The strong vine-like habit provides quick cover and a beautiful show throughout the warm season. Evergreen in frost-free areas; use as a summer annual in cooler northern zones.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Summer; longer in frost-free areas.|
|Mature Size||Vigorous stems quickly climb 10 to 20 ft. with support.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Container, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Ground Cover|
|Companion Plants||Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Jatropha (Jatropha); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Fountain Grass (Pennisetum); Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum)|
|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: 9-11
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.