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Purple Bougainvillea-Staked

Purple Bougainvillea-Staked

Regular price $7.40 USD
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Size

Plant Type: shrub
Plant Height: 6-9 feet
Spread: 6-9 feet
Flower Color: purple
Sun Exposure: Full Sun

Description:
Purple Bougainvillea is a beautiful and vibrant flowering vine that can thrive in the Arizona landscape, particularly in regions with a hot and arid climate. Known for its striking purple bracts, Purple Bougainvillea adds a burst of color and tropical elegance to gardens, fences, and outdoor spaces.

One of the most outstanding features of Purple Bougainvillea is its colorful bracts, which are modified leaves that surround the inconspicuous true flowers. The bracts are typically vibrant shades of purple, ranging from deep violet to lavender. These bracts create a visually captivating and dramatic display of color. The bracts are abundant and persistent, ensuring that the plant remains colorful throughout the growing season.

Bougainvillea vines, including Purple Bougainvillea, are typically vigorous climbers that can reach heights of 10 to 20 feet or more, making them excellent choices for covering walls, fences, or arbors. They are well-suited to Arizona's hot and arid climate, thriving in full sun and requiring well-drained soil. These plants are drought-tolerant once established, making them valuable choices for water-wise landscaping and xeriscaping.

Maintenance of Purple Bougainvillea includes regular pruning to control its growth and shape. Pruning can also help promote blooming and prevent the vine from becoming too dense. It's important to note that Bougainvillea can have thorns, so care should be taken when handling them.

In summary, Purple Bougainvillea is a stunning and drought-tolerant choice for Arizona landscapes, especially in regions with a hot and arid climate. Its vibrant purple bracts, vigorous climbing habit, and persistent blooming make it a valuable addition to gardens and outdoor spaces, adding both visual beauty and a touch of tropical allure to the desert environment.

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