bougainvillea


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any of several South American ornamental woody vines of the genus Bougainvillea having brilliant red or purple flower bracts

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To be given the opportunity to speak at the ISPRS conference and to be able to share and discuss industry topics and trends with some of the most elit doctos in the profession is an exceptional opportunity for me and my patients at the Bougainvillea Clinique," Hartog said.
Zones 7-9, 14-17: After new growth appears, prune off frost-damaged wood on tender plants such as bougainvillea and citrus.
Purple bougainvillea has a shrubbier growth habit than the other colors and is the best candidate of the group for use as a flowering hedge, although it will also grow as a vine if given wire or fishing line to guide its growth.
Unless you control it, bougainvillea becomes wild and unruly.
a few mornings a week and stopping by on weekends to pull weeds and replace them with colorful bougainvilleas, birds of paradise, jade plants and canna lilies.
Pictured here are four ways to show off bougainvillea in containers: as a festive wreath, in hanging baskets, as a focal point outdoors, and in clusters atop garden walls.
But even nontraditional plants, such as bougainvillea, can become bonsai.
Three waves of bougainvillea Exuberant blooms of bougainvillea carpet a gentle berm in this Temecula, California, garden.
Colcher and other volunteers collected magnolia leaves from along the 210 Freeway and from parking lots, and pink and red bougainvillea petals from their neighborhoods, so that they could be ground up and used as the ``dried material'' used on the floats - leaves, seeds, bark, grasses.
In mild climates, they're evergreen, but a cold snap below 26[degrees] to 28[degrees] will make bougainvillea and pink trumpet vine (shown on page 148) drop their leaves.
But the red-tile roofs and thick stands of red bougainvillea remain, which clash with this look.
The Santa Barbara living room above unites the rosy hues of a trellis-op bougainvillea, rose beds, and heirloom paintings.
For example, I once saw white bougainvillea vining up a south-facing fence with giant mounds of 'Sun Stripe' Pampas grass growing in front of it.
Try bougainvillea, most common trumpet vines (Campsis, Clytostoma, Distictis), passion vine, and wisteria.
Torch Glow' bougainvillea has tentacled branches with dark, rose-colored bracts adhering to the stems.