Bougainvillea

Description
Botanical Name: 
Bougainvillea glabra

Native to tropical and subtropical South America. Vibrant colors come not from the inconspicuous true flowers but from the large, papery, petal-like bracts that surround them and come in many colors. bougainvillea can be used as a houseplant or hanging basket. They do best outdoors but are not frost hardy.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Category: 
Houseplants
Name: 
Bougainvillea
Plant Type: 
House Plant
Water: 
Moderate
Exposure:: 
Full sun, part shade
Soil Type: 
Potting mix
Planting Time: 
Any season
Comments

Can be used on your patio in the summer but needs to be brought back indoors in the fall.