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Bougainvillea 'Purple Queen' (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. 'Purple Queen' has deep purple bracts and can reach a climbing height of 15 feet with support. As a ground cover it will grow 1 1/2 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide

Bougainvillea 'Purple Queen' Bush

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf shape : Ovate

Leaf color : Deep green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Flower color comes from bract.

Flower color : Purple

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity height : 6-8 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

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

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