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Bougainvillea 'Bambino Siggi' is a lovely small version of the larger climber, which is perfect for smaller gardens, conatiners and courtyards. It has golden pale orange bracts and small white flowers, and it is a generous bloomer. A tidy grower that needs little attention. Likes a warm and sunny position in moist soil. Once established it will withstand light frost, drought and coastal conditions. Feed with a good general purpose fertiliser through the warm months.
Flower colour: orange
Flowering season: spring summer autumn
Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres
Maximum width: 2 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: dry, moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: good general purpose fertiliser.