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New River Purple Bougainvillea
New River Purple Bougainvillea

Nyctaginaceae Bougainvillea New River

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Grows InZone 9B · 25° to 30° F through Zone 11 · Above 40° F
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant, Drought, Insect, Disease, Heat
Flower ColorPurple
BloomsSpring Blooms, Summer Blooms, Fall Blooms, Winter Blooms
Foliage ColorDark Green
Average Height20' to 30'
Average Width6' to 8', 8' to 10'
AttractsButterflies, Hummingbirds, Wildlife, Visual Attention
Additional Information About New River Purple Bougainvillea

NOTICE:  We do not ship our tropical plants to a location unless and until low temperatures are above 55 degrees Fahrenheit 

More about New River Bougainvillea...

Noteworthy Characteristics

The standard for purple Bougainvillea, new River is an exceptionally fast grower with incredible flower power. Its dense habit makes it a great selection where a complete cover is desired.   


The applications for this particular variety are endless. An extremely versatile cultivar that looks great in any shape and size from trellis to bonsai. Evergreen. Where hardy outdoors, New River Bougainvillea is useful as a climber to cover arbors, pergolas, fences, overhangs and other structures or can be used as a hedge. Where not winter hardy, it can be used outdoors as an annual in beds or as a container plant that can be overwintered indoors or in a greenhouse when low temperatures drop below 55 degrees. 


USDA Zones : 10a-11

Plant Type:  Tropical
Height:  10-30' (10' in containers)
Width:  6-9'
Sun / Light Needs:   Full Sun (6 hours minimum sun for best flowering)
Soil Type:  Well-drained
Water Needs:  Low
Fertilizer Needs: 1 to 2 times monthly with water-soluble, liquid fertilizer. 1 to 2 times per season with slow-release granular fertilizer
Maintenance: Average
Flower Color:  Bright Purple
Bloom Season:  Repeatedly through the season
Fragrance:  None
Attracts: Hummingbirds & Butterflies
Resistances:  Deer, Heat
Salt Tolerance:  High, great for seaside plantings
Houseplant Usage: Can be overwintered indoors. Provide some light.

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