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Scientific Name: Bougainvillea cv.
Pronunciation: boo-gun-VEEL-ee-uh
Common Name: paper flower
Family Name: Nyctaginaceae
Plant Type: Flowering pot plant, Vine or climber
Key ID Features: Thorny and twiggy with stems that erect from the ground.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Irregular, Pendulous
Form: Climbing
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: South America
Hardiness Rating: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Water Use: High
Landscape Uses: Arbors or trellis, Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google Images. Culivars shown may include B. 'Moneth' and B. ' James Walker'
paper flower
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Green, Some cvs. variegated.
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Cordate
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Flowers solitary
Flower Morphology:
Corolla Shape:Campanulate
Colour (petals): White, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Red, Magenta
Flower Time at Peak: Jul, Aug
Additional Info: Culivars shown: Bougainvillea 'Moneth' (Purple Queen) and B. ' James Walker'. Note: the showy parts are bracts.

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Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Spines, Leaf-like bracts

Propagation: Softwood cuttings
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: High indoor temperature
Light Level:High indoor light level
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