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Bougainvillea Princess Maharla in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Bougainvillea 'Princess Maharla'

 

Bougainvillea 'Princess Maharla'

Bouganvillea is one of my favorites, definitely a great colour to have in garden. Very drought tolerant as can be seen with flowers. They can be outside or container climbing plants and come in many different flower colours from subtle shades to vibrant. In temperate countries it is happy to be in the ground but in cooler climes it will have to in a container to be brought in over the winter. Another name it is sometimes called is Paper flowers.

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plant Features
  • Bougainvillea Princess Maharla likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Bougainvillea Princess Maharla likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Bougainvillea Princess Maharla is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Bougainvillea Princess Maharla likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Bougainvillea 'Princess Maharla'

Latin name

Bougainvillea 'Princess Maharla'

type

Deciduous trees or shrubs

family

Nyctaginaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Bougainvillea Princess Maharla likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Bougainvillea Princess Maharla is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Bougainvillea Princess Maharla likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Bougainvillea Princess Maharla likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Bougainvillea Princess Maharla is 1.00meters x 2.50meters 1.00 M 2.50 M

Bougainvillea 'Princess Maharla'

Bouganvillea is one of my favorites, definitely a great colour to have in garden. Very drought tolerant as can be seen with flowers. They can be outside or container climbing plants and come in many different flower colours from subtle shades to vibrant. In temperate countries it is happy to be in the ground but in cooler climes it will have to in a container to be brought in over the winter. Another name it is sometimes called is Paper flowers.


Flowering Season

From Early Spring TO Late Winter

Bouganvillea's come in many different flower colours from white to subtle shades of pink through to vibrant orange, burgundy, red and purple. In the right conditions Bougainvillea can flower for up to 11 months of the year.

 

Planting

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Plant container grown plants in mid to late spring in moist fertile soil.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Late Summer TO Mid Autumn

Semi hard wood cuttings are taken from the current years growth from late summer to mid autumn the bottom of the cuttings is hard and soft on the top. With a sharp knife take a cutting of about 14cms, remove lowest leaves, dip end into rooting hormone, and place round the edge of a pot filled with a suitable compost, water well, they must remain moist till rooted, place under glass but in semi shade.

 
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