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This flowering plant is originally from Brazil and is used in many gardens throughout the different grow zones. The Bougainvillea is a perennial that is easy to care for requiring very little to no attention at all. You can use the Bougainvillea in your greenhouse, in the flower garden or in containers on your deck. The Bougainvillea comes in a variety of colors giving great displays for your outdoor gardens during the summer months, and because it is easily cared for you will also be able to get blooms in the fall and spring months in the hobby greenhouse.
The many colors of the easy to grow Bougainvillea include bright white, pink, scarlet, yellow, purple, salmon, and orange with a variety of shades of these colors also available through many different vendors. This Bougainvillea is a pest resistant plant, which many bugs do not seem to bother in the least so if you have problems with bugs in your area this may be the plant of choice for your garden. You can raise Bougainvilleas in the outside garden, in the hobby greenhouse, or in container gardens. Bougainvilleas will grow in temperatures ranging from freezing up to the hot summer heat ranges.
Some of the different types of Bougainvilleas that are available are the dwarfs and the double flowered. The dwarf Bougainvilleas are great for using in a small pot or as an extra in your container garden. While these dwarf varieties are a little more rare but they are also more varied in the colors of their leaves with the white and green mixture most noticeable. These smaller plants bloom for about a month and then will die off for the season leaving you with colorful foliage.
The other type Bougainvillea is the double flower, which is a vine like plant that grows up to fifteen feet long. You may need to keep these trimmed back if you would like more flowers to appear after the present ones die off. This is the more common type of Bougainvillea that is found in many gardens. You also will have to watch this plant, as there are thorns that can prick you when you are transplanting and cutting back the vines. To keep these plants full and bushy trim back every few weeks.
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