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Paper Flower
Bougainvillea glabra


Evergreen to deciduous climber with thorny stems; vigorous green foliage which is entire; flowers in showy bracts of 3; double flowers and variegated plants available.

Plant Form or Habit: cascading

Plant Use: specimen hanging basket

Exposure: high

Flower Color: Purple, red, orange, pink, white

Blooming Period: spring summer

Height: climbs 12-15 feet

Width: determined by size of container

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Provide bright light with good humidity; keep soil slightly damp during the growing season; goes dormant in the winter so reduce watering; repot infrequently.


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