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Bougainvillea Temple Fire
Bougainvillea x buttiana 'Temple Fire'
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Add a point of interest to your garden with this spectacular show stopper. The Bougainvillea Temple Fire is a miniature, bushy shrub that produces coppery toned buds that flower into red purple bracts for most of the year. It is a smaller bred plant that is ideal for conservatories, patio pots, rockeries and garden beds.

Size — 140mm
Colour — Red
Growth Width — 1m
Growth Height — 1m
Drought Tolerant
Frost Sensitive
Flower Colour — Red
Light Requirements — Full sun
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Cultivate soil before planting. Dig a hole twice as large as the pot. Place the plant in the hole so that the soil level from the pot, matches that of the garden bed. Water in well.

Watering needs

Water your Bougainvillea thoroughly to ensure that all roots receive water. Between waterings, bring your soil to a visual dryness. If your plant starts to wilt, you know that you have left it without watering for too long. Once established, this is a drought tolerant plant.

Pruning Advice

Bouganvilleas only bloom on new growth. Prune your plant after flowering to encourage new flowering wood. Pinch out 1/2 inch from the tip of new soft growth to encourage fuller growth and enhance the flowering display.

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