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Bougainvillea Red (Bush Type)

 

Bougainvillea are characterized by vibrant colors on large petal-like bracts that surround the inconspicuous true flowers. Native to tropical South America, Bougainvillea are essentially scrambling shrubs that bloom most vigorously in hot, full sun. 'La Jolla has bright red bracts and is excellent as a shrub or container plant.

Bougainvillea 'La Jolla'

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Leaf Characteristics

Leaf shape : Ovate

Leaf color : Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower color :Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 4-5 ft.

Average size maturity height : 4-5 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F (Z9a)

Sunset zone : 5, 6, 12-17, 19, 21-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes