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Bougainvillea 'Bambino Wabag'

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Plant description

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Bougainvillea 'Bambino Wabag' is a great climber for warm climates, with variegated leaves and red bracts. It is good for sunny positions and can take coastal conditions. A vigorous climber or can be used to spill over banks. Needs a sturdy support, but can be pruned to size. When pruning, beware of the sharp thorns along the stems, gloves are recommended. Best in tropical and subtropical climates, and warm temperate areas. Can take light frosts, but may lose its leaves.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: not specified
Flowering season: spring summer autumn

Plant size

Maximum height: 10 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 7 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.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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