groundcover, vine

Bougainvillea varieties | Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea is a workhorse flowering vine or even groundcover, and one of best choices for subtropical landscapes. Many improved selections available in a range of colors. Plants produce a fair amount of litter so locate away from pools. Shrub forms are also available. Locate in a warm microclimate to help avoid frost damage. Canopy coverage: 707 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 30F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 15 feet high

Width: 30 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green

Flower Color: gold, red, magenta, white, pink

Flower Season: spring, summer, fall, winter