Purple Queen® Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea 'Moneth'

Item 1305

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USDA Zone:
10-11
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Description:

Rich, deep purple, petal-like bracts are displayed against handsome, deep green foliage. A wonderful compact, upright and spreading form that works well in planter boxes, and on fences and arbors. Evergreen in frost-free areas; use as a colorful annual in cooler northern zones.

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Average Size at Maturity
Climbs 15 ft. tall with support; 1 1/2 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide as groundcover.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Bougainvillea 'Moneth'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Compact ,   Spreading
Growth Rate: Fast
Special Feature: Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Long Bloom Season ,   Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Summer; nearly year-round in frost-free regions.
Flower Color: Purple
Garden Style: Contemporary ,   Cottage ,   Mediterranean ,   Rustic ,   Tropical
Design Ideas: Use this vine as a blooming groundcover or on a trellis. It can be grown in a container with support or allowed to drape over the side for an exotic look. Plant on banks and slopes for an avalanche of color or allow to drape over the edge of retaining walls.

Provide average to lean, fast draining soil. USE CAUTION not to damage roots when planting. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established in the landscape, reduce frequency; water container plants regularly, when top 3 in. of soil are dry. Feed in spring.

History

A tea of bougainvillea flowers is used in Mexican folk medicine to treat cough. Leaves of the species B. spectabilis is a source of a newly discovered compound, pinitol, used to treat some metabolic diseases such as insulin resistant diabetes.

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