Bougainvillea: Lady Baring Latin Name: BOUGAINVILLEA x buttiana'Lady Mary Baring'
The Basics This tropical evergreen boasts an abundance of pale, tiny flowers surrounded by golden petal-like leaves. This versatile plant has foliage that is a rich green and can grow 20-30 feet tall (6-10 feet wide). Ideal as a vine, accent, ground cover, or container plant.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full Sun Amount of Water: Once established, needs only occasional watering. Soil Conditions: Well drained Cold Hardiness Zone: 10-11
The CareHybrid bougainvillea is typically a large plant with an open habit that requires pruning and repeated management. It can be pruned as a tree, shrub, vine or topiary. Plant Bougainvillea in full sun and fertile, well-drained garden soil. Too much water or pruning can cause it to stop flowering. Bougainvillea makes a colorful accent on walls or pergolas and may be planted as an annual or tender vine in hanging baskets or other containers.