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Bougainvillea 'Orange Tango'

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Plant description

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Bougainvillea 'Golden Tango' is a tough and vigorous climber with yellow orange colourful bracts and small white flowers within the bracts. It can be grown over fences, trellises and pergolas, but the structure should be sturdy as the plant can grow large. It will be deciduous in colder areas.

Bougainvillea are spectacular plants for creating colourful effects. Good in temperate to tropical climates. They can grow large. They are generally trouble free, but the thorns can be painful at pruning time- it is advisable to wear gloves when handling the plant. Fertilise if needed with a good general purpose fertiliser. Best in full sun in a well drained soil.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: orange
Flowering season: spring summer autumn

Plant size

Maximum height: 10 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: 5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Medium 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.

Pests

Mealy bug

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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