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Bougainvillea is a genus of thorny ornamental vines, bushes, and trees with flower-like spring leaves near its flowers. There is too many colors of bougainvillea includes the classic red, purple, orange, apricot, white, pink, cream, yellow. The bougainvillea plant is an evergreen vine with trumpet-shaped flowers.
Bougainvillea grows as a woody vine or shrub, reaching 15 to 40 feet with heart-shaped leaves and thorny, pubescent stems. The flowers are generally small highlighted by several brightly colored modified leaves called bracts.
- Plant name: Bougainvillea White Flower Plant
- Pot size: 14 inch Plastic Pot
- Pot Color: Red Pot
- Plant Height: 3 ft. approx
- Spread: 2 ft.
- Location: Outdoor (Full Sun)
- Bougainvillea is a sun-lover and it will grow best in a full sun position in the open.
- Bougainvillea needs at least six hours of full sun every day to thrive. Choose a place with rich, well-drained soil.
- Best Fertilizer For Bougainvillea flowering plants , use a balanced, slow-release fertilizer containing nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium in equal ratios.
- Water a newly planted bougainvillea frequently to keep the soil moist. Once the plant is established, it blooms best if the soil is a little on the dry side. Water the plant until liquid drips through the drainage hole, then don't water again until the potting mixture feels slightly dry.
- The most common reasons for dying bougainvillea are over watering, boggy soil, and not enough sun. Over watering and slow draining soils causes root rot, resulting in a dying bougainvillea. Bougainvillea prefer dry conditions.
- Use pruning shears to trim the branches of bougainvillea. This will encourage a new branch to form there.