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Bougainvillea 'Orange Glory'

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Selecting plants for your garden. This article describes how you can best select plants for your garden.

Best Australian natives for pots & small gardens. The trend towards smaller gardens has inspired the plant lovers in the nursery industry to respond with an ever-increasing range of Australian plants that will delight those who want to attract birds and butterflies and bring a little bit of the bush onto their balconies. From banksias to bottlebrush there are plants that will add colour and texture to provide year round interest.

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Plant description

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Bougainvillea 'Orange Glory' is a great climber or cascading plant with bright burnt orange flowers for most months of the year, bringing great colour to fences, pergolas and verandahs. It will need a strong support as it is a vigorous plant which can reach 10 metres tall, but can be kept to size with pruning. Wear gloves when handling, as the plant has large thorns. Bougainvillea are rarely troubled by pests or disease. Best in warm climates, from tropical to temperate zones. Will take light frosts.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: orange
Flowering season: spring summer autumn

Plant size

Maximum height: 10 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 6 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial 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: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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