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Bougainvillea 'Bambino Miski' is a colourful small version of the larger climbers, growing to only around a metre and a half high and wide. It has irridescent orange bracts and variegated foliage. A great plant for smaller gardens, courtyards and larger containers. Likes a sunny and warm position with moist soil. Once established it can take light frost, drought and coastal positions. Feed with a good general purpose fertiliser to encourage more flowering through the warm months.
Flower colour: orange
Flowering season: spring summer autumn
Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 1.2 metres
Maximum width: 1.5 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.