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Bougainvillea Orange (Vine 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. 'Orange King' is a vining open grower with bronzy orange bracts that fade to pink. Blooms best under long summer conditions. Cannot take frost. Grows 20-30 feet long.

Bougainvillea 'Orange King'

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Leaf Characteristics

Leaf shape : Ovate

Leaf color : Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Flower color comes from bract. Blooms throughout the warm season.

Flower color : Orange

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity height : 15-20 ft.

Growth rate : Vigorous

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 30 to 35 F( Z10a)

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

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes