Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea 'Vera Deep Purple'

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
Registered or introduced: 1997

Category:

Shrubs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

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:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Regional

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

Boynton Beach, Florida

West Palm Beach, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.