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Bougainvillea 'California Gold'

Bougainvillea

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

Category:

Perennials

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

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

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

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

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

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Seed Collecting:

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:

San Jose, California

San Leandro, California

Valencia, California

Longboat Key, Florida

Orlando, Florida

Tampa, Florida

Henderson, Nevada

Missouri City, Texas

Nome, Texas

Richmond, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
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RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 10, 2013, marshtackie from Orlando, FL wrote:

I think this is the variety I had that sported to a scarlet or part-scarlet bract/s. If not, it was Hawaiian Gold (or a similar name).

Positive

On Jul 19, 2006, aprilwillis from Missouri City, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is a beautiful Bougainvillea; not sure what I did to this one, but sadly I killed it- I know that it was something I did and not the plant.

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