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PlantFiles: Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea 'Sundown Orange'

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

Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
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)
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:
Pale Pink
Pink
Coral/Apricot
Orange

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured

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

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive vossner On Apr 23, 2010, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Bougies do not survive my winters (zone9). In the future I will grow potted or in hanging baskets and will bring into garage for protection. Sundown Orange is a stunning variety.

Regional...

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

Goodyear, Arizona
Queen Creek, Arizona
Tampa, Florida
Richmond, Texas
San Antonio, Texas



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