Unit Pack Size: Basket 10"
Light:Direct Sunlight is bestï¿½ at least 8 hours of full sun daily
Water:Keep soil moist but allow it to visually dry out between waterings. Do not
allow plant to sit in water and do not use saucers under pots
Temp:70 to 85 degrees are hotter during the day. And 60 to 70 at night
Soil:Well Drained & Fertile
Fertilizer:High phosphorus with micronurients as well as additional iron and
magnesium. Do not apply fertilizer to dry soil
Pests:Caterpillars, mites, aphids; leaf spot if foliage and / or soil stays to wet
especially in cool weather.
Special Care:To help your plant become more bushy you can prune it or pinch back
the new growth after the first flowering cycle of the year.
These plants are fussy and will defoliate if they go to dry or do not get
enough sun for more than a day, often they may loose their blooms/leaves
if moved around a lot
Flower Color:Red, orange, Purple, Pink, magenta, & White
Growth Habit:Spiny, Cascading stems which end w/ color bracts, Bracts are thin and papery
Plants can grow as tall as 12 meters.
Fun Fact:Did you know Bougainvillea was named after the world traveler Louis de
Bougainville, who discovered it in Brazil in the 1790 and then brought it
back to Europe, where it instantly became popular
The key to a happy plant is proper care!