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Bougainvillea glabra Vera White

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Bougainvillea glabra Vera White Bougainvillea,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
Tropical ornamental thornless climbing shrub that bears an abundant display of paper like white blooms. They can come in a range of colours. They do require a supporting structure to be able to climb. In cooler conditions they can be used as a pot plant or hanging basket. Grows approx. 30-70cm H x 1-1.8m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
TBA Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Climber / Creeper, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Nyctaginaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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