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PlantFiles: Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea 'Vera Deep Purple'

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Family: Nyctaginaceae (nyk-taj-i-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Bougainvillea (boo-gan-VIL-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Vera Deep Purple
Additional cultivar information: (PP10950, aka Rpboug 327)
Hybridized by Van Rijn; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997

One vendor has this plant for sale.

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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:
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

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive BougieGirl On Jun 22, 2009, BougieGirl from Boynton Beach, FL wrote:

Bougainvillea 'Vera Deep Purple' has no sharp thorns! Its "thorns" are stubby little nubs that do not poke, and barely scratches. A wonderful variety of bougainvillea that I would call thorn-less AND dwarf - since it grows to only 2-3' high at full maturity.

Regional...

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

Boynton Beach, Florida
West Palm Beach, Florida



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