Bougainvillea (White) - Plant | Wild roots
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Bougainvillea (White) – Plant


180.00 280.00

Estimated delivery date 2020/12/08

**THIS PLANT COMES WITH BASIC BLACK POT**

About Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea are popular ornamental plants in India and most areas with warm climates and grown both as shrub and vine. Genus Bougainvillea are vine-like evergreen shrubs, sometimes thorny, with simple ovate leaves and clusters of small tubular flowers that grows rampantly. Bougainvilleas are very easy to grow as hedge or in pots. It is much branched thorny, woody plant growing any where from 1-2 meters tall. It is a evergreen climber, with ovate leaves and clusters of magenta-rose bracts surrounding small white flowers which are characteristically conspicuous feature of this genus, ovate or cordate in shapes. The most common colors are pink, magenta, purple, red, orange, white, or yellow. Make rows of wire or string against the surface that you want the Bougainvillea to grow on. Tuck the bougainvillea branches behind these guidance supports at regular intervals. Watch out for growth and adjust as needed until the bougainvillea begins covering the wall or other surface. Bougainvillea plants are a beloved addition to many gardens and walls. Don’t expect your plants to flower indoors. If possible, keep your plants outdoors and give it the maximum sun exposure. Any flowering you may receive indoors is a bonus.

Plant Specifications

 
Common Name Paper flower. Bougainvillea are also known as buganvilla , bugambilia , Napoleón , veranera, trinitaria, Santa Rita or papelillo.
Maximum Reachable Height They are thorny, woody vines growing anywhere from 1 to 12 m (3 to 40 ft.) tall
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time They are evergreen where rainfall occurs all year, or deciduous if there is a dry season.
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting And Care

Wait for the first colorful bracts to form and fall in spring Once they fall, prune excess growth Fertilize. This will cause new bloom on the shorter flowering spurs Repeat during the flowering season as needed.

Bougainvillea Care

These tropical climbers are suitable for large containers placed in the garden during summer but must be kept frost-free in winter.

Sunlight Full Sun. Bougainvillea needs at least 5 hours of direct sun light to bloom. The plants may have a nice growth with little or no blooms, if kept in shade or partial shade.
Watering

Water your plant regularly before the soil completely dries out. Keep containers moist but they also need to be well drained. Do not use saucers under your pots. A healthy container grown plant will need large amount of water during the warm seasons. In cold temperatures or when you bring your plants indoors for the winter, the water requirement will be much less.

Soil Well-drained and fertile.
Temperature Temperature between 24-30° C is ideal for optimum growth and flowering. Young growth will be damaged by frost. A light frost may cause the leaves and bracts to fall off. In this case, the plant will re-grow, if not subjected to more frosts for longer duration.
Fertilizer

A slow release organic fertilizer constantly available will fulfill your plant nutrition requirements. Mature plants can be heavy feeders. High phosphorus with micro nutrients, as well as additional iron and magnesium. Do not apply fertilizers to dry soil. Do not over fertilize, in this case less is better than more.

Bougainvillea Special Feature

Bougainvillea needs support to grow on. Provide guidance supports at regular intervals for the growth of this plant. Adjust it on the support system whenever the need be. Use for a lush tropical effect on arbors, trellises, and spilling over fences.

Bougainvillea Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

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