How tall does Bambino Bougainvillea grow?
It grows to 50-60cm in height with a spread of around 1m making a truly dwarf form. Leaves are highly variegated with yellow splashes. Kikori likes to grow in full sun for best flowering.
How tall does dwarf Bougainvillea get?
At heights of only 18 to 24 inches, miniature bougainvillea (Bougainvillea spp.), also known as dwarf bougainvillea, is generally grown as a ground cover where it sprawls to a width of 6 to 8 feet. The plant also does well in containers, and is grown indoors in cool weather climates.
Can you grow Bougainvillea in New Zealand?
In New Zealand, most bougainvilleas begin to flower during late spring and continue right through the warm weather with peak flowering around December through February. This peak can vary being dependent on seasonal variations and where and how the plant is grown and situated to the sun.
How do you look after Bambino Bougainvillea?
A sunny position is preferred for the best flowering but most of them will grow in part shade but in that position they will flower less. Bambinos® will grow in most soil types but need good drainage. To get the best and the heaviest flowering from your Bambinos® keep the plants somewhat on the dry side.
Does bougainvillea like sun or shade?
They will grow best when given enough space to spread out, and should be planted in an area that will allow them a minimum of 5-6 hours of sunlight every day. Without enough sun, bract formation and flowering will be diminished. Some afternoon shade can be helpful in very hot weather.
Will bougainvillea grow in pots?
Bougainvillea performs well in a relatively small container where its roots are slightly restricted. When the plant is large enough for repotting, move it to a container only one size larger. Use a regular potting soil without a high level of peat moss; too much peat retains moisture and may result in root rot.
How big does a Bambino bougainvillea get?
Foliage Low growing with green or variegated foliage depending on variety. Growth Varying from 1.5 mtr to 2 mtr (h) x 1.5 mtr to 2 mtr (w) depending on the variety. Growth rate
Can you grow Bambino bougainvillea in Redlands?
Redlands Nursery – Redland Bay, QLD HOME PRODUCT RANGE CONTACT US RETAILERS Bougainvillea ‘BAMBINO’ Care Easy to grow & maintain, lightly prune to encourage flowering Common names Bougainvillea Flowers Yes, off and on throughout the year. Flower description Flower bracts available in a range of colours. Foliage
Which is the best bougainvillea plant in New Zealand?
The new Bambino series of bougainvilleas offer more bang for your buck, with compact plants smothered in colourful papery bracts. Racy red ‘Scarlet O’Hara is a Kiwi favourite. ‘Ciata’ is a compact bougainvillea, part of the Red Dragon range.
When to water Bambino bougainvilleas after flowering?
To get flushes of colour through the year fertilise after flowering. A month later there will be another flush of colour lasting for six to eight weeks. This continues throughout the year, particularly in warmer climates. If grown in pots, water thoroughly then leave until the soil is dry before rewatering.