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Bougainvillea 'Crimson Jewel'
Scientific Name: Bougainvillea 'Crimson Jewel' Hort.
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Bougainvillea 'Crimson Jewel'
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 22-24. Widely grown in 12,13,15-17,19,21
USDA: 9,10

Frost Tolerance: Without protection in Phoenix, the frost will kill major part of the branches, plant will grow back rapidly from the roots. Hardy to 25F (-4C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Garden

Growth Habits: Thorny vine, up to a 20 feet, evergreen shrub in frost free locations.

Watering Needs: Regular deep watering

The Bougainvillea "Crimson Jewel" is a sprawling cultivar, it is a good container plant, or ground cover.

Cultural Practices:
The bougainvillea root system is extremely fragile. The plant doesn't like to be moved. Take extra caution when removing the plant from the pot before placing it in the ground.

Blooming Habits:
Blooms heavily year around in protected locations.

Cuttings from mid-winter to early spring, keep soil mixture moist, better with bottom heat.

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