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Bougainvillea 'La Jolla'
Scientific Name: Bougainvillea 'La Jolla' Hort.
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Bougainvillea 'La Jolla'
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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: Evergreen shrub in frost free locations.

Watering Needs: Regular deep watering

The Bougainvillea "La Jolla" is shrubby and compact, it is a good container plant. When grown along a wall, it is similar but considered better than 'Barbara Karst'.

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.

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

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