Bougainvillea 'San Diego'
Scientific Name: Bougainvillea 'San Diego' Hort.
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Recommended Temperature Zone:|
sunset: 22-24. Widely grown in 12,13,15-17,19,21
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 25°F (-4°C)
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Growth Habits: Erect shrub in frost free locations, up to 6 feet tall
Watering Needs: Regular deep watering
One of the best varieties, one of the most hardy with long lasting bracts.
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.
Blooms heavily year around in protected locations.
Cuttings from mid-winter to early spring, keep soil mixture moist, better with bottom heat.