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Bougainvillea 'Bambino Ningili'

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Plant description

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Bougainvillea 'Bambino Ningili' is a great smaller growing version of the larger varieties, making it good for courtyards, patios and containers. It has lolly pink bracts born in profusion at the end of the stems. Will grow to around 2 metres tall and wide, a shrubby plant rather than a climber.  It likes sunny conditions and moist soil to perform at its best. Feed with a good general purpose fertiliser through the warmer months. Heat and drought tolerant once established. Withstands light frost.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical, arid.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Pests

Aphids

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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