Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea 'La Jolla'

Family: Nyctaginaceae (nyk-taj-i-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Bougainvillea (boo-gan-VIL-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: La Jolla

Category:

Shrubs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Evergreen

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Bessemer, Alabama

Queen Creek, Arizona

Scottsdale, Arizona

Citrus Heights, California

San Diego, California

San Leandro, California

Beaufort, South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina

El Paso, Texas

Weatherford, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 4, 2011, lysis from Scottsdale, AZ wrote:

Bush variety. Unlike most Bougainvilleas, this one is hardy to the mid 20s before freezing to the ground.