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You can plant now but I think it’d be best to wait until Oct or Nov – you won’t need to water it as much to get it going. Regarding the sewage pipes, bougainvilleas have a fine root system. Will the extra water I’m providing for the lantana further impact the bougs? They come in many colors, types & sizes. ", home here in Texas. I will have it in a pot so I can move it. Nell. Hi Paul – Plants are funny sometimes & you never know. Its gettimg aboit 8 hours of sun per day. Just an update, I had a Bougainvillea which was having problems producing leaves and branches, instead producing almost a black colored and dry dead budding, like it was diseased. Hi Melanie – Oh dear, that is a cruel neighbor. What I will tell you is that established bougies can handle a cold spell much better than newly planted ones. Also, bougainvilleas don’t like to be disturbed when planted (it’s recommended to leave them in their pots) so maybe that’s it. Alternatively, should I rip the whole lot out? 2 hardly at all, 1 moderately & the other more severely. I can’t find Johnny Walker anywhere on Bougainvillea sites – but I do see James Walker….. I’m hoping this plant will cover a trellis but have no clue! Lots of new leaves all along the length of each branch though. Hedge – just keep on pinching & pruning out all that soft growth. All were covered with beautiful leaves and brachts. Unfortunately after about a year the tree has died due to the trauma and I had this tree trimmed with the idea of using the trunk and its bare branches as a stand for growing some bougainvillea vines. Also, how deep do I bury the pot? Not fair. Now is a great time to prune it. Although 98% of your information is solid info, you clearly have never been to Florida. It sort of looks like some kind of fading but I don’t know what is the cause or how to correct. Etienne – Thank you so much for sharing. i have opened those holes up to about 6-inch diameter, and reset the pots on stones with some lightly packed dirt under the pot / drain hole. Thanks! I loved the 1 growing up & over my garage but the fallen flowers were quite the sweeping & raking project every week! So, "I just bought it, so the watering and pruning were most helpful. And, some are more cold tolerant than others. Should I cut it back more now, or just let it keep growing. I am so tired of replacing plants, and I have always had Boug-ies. Trimming bougainvilleas yields cuttings that were rooted and grown on for new specimens. Bougainvillea is among the fastest growing plants. For more tips on growing bougainvillea, like what to do with it during the winter, read on! It had a nice spray of bright white bracts that turned to light pink (beautiful). Need to find the right spot. ", done everything I was supposed to. I have a big, juicy bougainvillea post & video coming out this weekend to stay tuned. There are ground cover & dwarf forms if you don’t want a monster plant. Keep it well watered & hope for the best. Purple Bougainvillea along a wall of a garden. Also, I never fertilized them. Hi, we live in Okeechobee, FL (zone 9b) and have a beautiful massive bougainvillea growing throughout our oak tree that people are in awe of. Yes. I have different bougainvilleas now. very little fertilizer is applied. Is this a good idea? I now live in Tucson where the sun is stronger & much hotter so the steel sheeting would most likely burn it. & plant 3 new ones. Though magenta is the most common color, there are more than 300 different varieties of bougainvillea, many available in a variety of colors, including magenta, red, orange, white, and even golden yellow. Although it is frost-sensitive, bougainvillea can be used as a houseplant or hanging basket in cooler climates. Do bougainvilles thorns exude an irritant? I will find another location for my bougainvilleas! Nell. My bougainville is over 50 years old and still going strong, Dig the hole twice as wide as deep & add in a good amount of loam (you don’t need this if your soil drains freely) & organic compost. I remove the original plastic pot and with gently care to the root ball I planted my Bogie in an above ground – 1-1/2 x 1 -1/2 planter box. (Prefer even smaller plants? Next I’m going to try even more water, bigger rings around them, and mulch. Nurseries usually sell bougainvilleas at the height of their blooming period. Do you mean hibiscus or bougainvillea? Yours are only 2 years old so that could be the issue because established bougies can withstand more stress. The famous Kew gardens were instrumental in the propagation and spread of the plants. BT or, On a wall – If you have a chain-link fence, after a little initial guidance, it will attach itself. Because of this, many growers choose to move their potted bougainvillea outdoors during the summer months in order to ensure it gets enough rays. I know now my plant is acting normal. I am devastated because I know they’re really finnicky about their roots. Bougainvillea glabra is a vigorous grower so I took out a few main stems, all the way back to the ground. Nell. The ivy might eventually cover, or partially cover the bougainvillea at some point becuse it’s a clining vine & bougainvillea isn’t. Too bad because they scream “look at me!” when in full bloom. I’ve had a few of them planted right up against the house & garage with no problems. I have done all of this and the plant itself is very healthy looking and growing, but I still can’t get blooms. I live in coastal Los Angeles zone 10a. After reading a lot of your writing, I feel like I know a lot about the plant, but don’t know where to start and I don’t want to damage this plant further. Hi – Yes, Bougainvilleas do shed a lot but I call it a beautiful mess. Taking the bitter with the sweet! I really love this …. My orange bougainvillea seems very happy EXCEPT the flowers have turned magenta (which I hate!) When is the best time of the year to plant Bouganvillea? I live in Ottawa Ontario Canada I love the two plants that I currently have and can u make cuttings for another plant or is seed the best way? I think you’re going to have to transplant them as carefully as possible without cutting off too many of the roots. Also, this plant can be grown in hanging basket with a hard pruning to maintain the shape and size, making a splendid specimen for balcony or sunroom. Bougainvillea makes a great hedge against a hot wall. Should I string more? We want that explosion of color that only bougainvillea leaves can provide! I live in Barcelona so the climate is very sunny and warm/hot of many months of the year. Bougainvillea is a genus of thorny ornamental vines, bushes, or trees. Hi Edie – Yes, there are about 15 varieties of variegated bougainvilleas that I know of. My bougies do fine so no voles here. Bougainvillia like warmth and will drop leaves if they get too cold. Nell, I’ve had a 5′ bougainvillea in a large planter for 4 yrs on the west side w some shade. I recently purchased a plastic window box that measures 36″ long, 6″ deep. Thanks for any ideas. This is the queen of large flowering shrubs, a fabulous plant that can be grown as a viney shrub or a shrubby vine - or even as a stunning tree. Can you tell me what varieties “hedge” up the best? Fantastic site. Nell. Personally, I wouldn’t consider locating another 1 near another oak. I brought home a barbara karst yesterday not realizing i will have to plant in a pot so i can bring it in during winter. Thank you again. Is it possible to have one in a hanging basket or container as an annual? When you say leave it in the container when planting a new Boug, how large of slits are you talking? I just received it as a gift from my son. When time to water, water the plant thoroughly, provi… I’m planning on using it in a wedding I’m decorating for in August (we live about 90 miles north of Santa Barbara ) any recommendations on keeping blooms fresh after cutting or sources on where to purchase? I lived in San Francisco for 20 years but there’s a lot of NorCal above that & to the east with many different climate zones so I can’t answer. Maybe a local garden center can help. Do bougainvillea do well in the Paso Robles area (about a half hour north of San Luis Obispo)? Hi Michelle – Avoid over-watering bougainvillea; this can prevent flowering and at the worst can cause rot, decay, and destruction of the plant. What should I do? The colors are just a matter of what you can find – the bright pink & magenta colors seem to be more readily available as low growers than the colors you want . What is the possibility of it living out here? I’ve never trimmed their roots before but I do know that bonsai masters do it to the roots of their bougainvillea specimens. I want to make some design changes to the porch and I don’t want to plan around a tree that will be dead in a couple of years and have to start over. I’d like to train a B to grow up one of the big cedar posts about 12′ high and spread over the pergola. When I prune (I always forget to wear gloves) I usually cut myself on a thorn and it hurts for days. UR total fan, George Stanley, Fresno, Ca, Hi George – You say hibiscus twice but mention “Barbara Karst”. They do just fine. 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I thank you in advance for your expertise & look forward to your feedback. Hope that helps! Am I watering too frequently? It’s in the genes so the breeding is the cause. Or should I plant it in a larger pot first, and then pot it into the ground? Will keep it in the pot forever, and move it back outside when the weather warms up in early spring… Thank you for any help you can give. Any resistant varieties that you know of? I ended up taking the 3rd one out. The first year I bought the house in San Dimas, CA. Gradually, over the next year, the poorly ones got worse and the good ones also started going bad. so was hoping i could trim these roots, without a ton of harm or shock to the plant. 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\n<\/p><\/div>"}. Nell. I have a number of others indoors that haven’t responded to any of my widows and grow but don’t flower. Nell. Nell. Clipping the stems with something like jute twine would work. Besides, too many butterflies & hummingbirds visit my plants so I want them to enjoy the flowers “au natural”. It's hard to say, but in general this type of problem is often related to the wrong fertilizer ratio. I love your page. Amount of watering was my main question. I don’t have experience with that but do know it can depend on what poison was used & how much of it. ", blooms. we use and what variety? How long will it take to fill in? Not sure but it would be nice knowing what each variety’s cross was so we could plan planting better…..any ideas? Bougainvillea is a tropical, shrub-like vine that bursts forth with colorful flowers for 11 months of the year if it's planted in the right climate. * * No account yet? Hope that helps! "If you haven't got time to prune then plant your bougainvillea in a container. ????? It’s an annoyance as it requires maintenance nearly every month. Hey I got a Boug cutting (with light orange flowers) for my pot one year back. While changing the pots (shallow fairly small bonsai pot), I divided it in two, and I always get them outdoors from end of spring to the fall, and they have been doing great, blooming twice a year for several month, in winter or summer, it seems they don’t see the difference, if there is enough light, they will bloom, with or without direct sun. I learned this when I worked at a nursery & did it many times always with success when I was a professional gardener. I have a potted bougainvillea that I bought last year. What is best–bring them in to a garage with lights or leave them outside and cover them if a freeze is expected? So anyone experiencing the same problem as me, try watering more frequently for at least a week to see any difference. Im a fan BTW, absolutely love them. I live in Portland Oregon zone 8 and they sell them everywhere but always unsure if I want to spend the money and have it not live through the winter. Yours may or may not bloom again this year – pinching helps. Dig a very large hole & add plenty of those amendments. I can just slide my ring finger through. Do you think I can get away with planting Bougainvillea and wrapping then in fleece in the winter? ", realized I have not pruned it enough and may have a tendency to over-water! I always used a spare sharp pruner to make the cuts. They need it as they are very vigorous growers. Discover (and save!) you mentioned . That 1 plant is obviously a bit stressed so don’t prune it now. Nell. This thing is pretty but also just a mess with lots of dead debris inside. I’ve found the SDR stays a bit more red & the BK is a bit more on the magenta/red side depending on where they’re growing. We use water from the river that we live on which has some salinity at times but my lime trees are doing fine. Do you think these boxes are too small? Another thing I learned early on is that this colorful plant doesn’t make a good cut flower. More Details. I have two beautiful and well stablished Bous. It is a beautiful plant with lots of growth but only a few, "My beautiful bougainvillea was getting twiggy after five months of amazing blooms. Hope that helps, Nell. I live in So Cal but the nights have been rather cold lately and it’s only going to get colder. Do I need to remove more top soil? I know it was a mistake now because all of the blooms look like they have died. We didn’t know it should not stay out in the cold winter, it has nothing on the vine and I mean nothing! The only pests I’ve seen on mine are the bougainvillea loopers. It was growing like crazy on my porch. Happy gardening, Nell. Neil, Luke – I can’t open the pictures. Besides rosenka, orange king, CA gold & delta dawn are ones that run the orange to gold range. Now that’s an Edward Scissorhands at it’s finest! I planted 6 San Diego Red plants (11.5 Gallon) in late May. Bougainvilleas bloom on new wood. These three bracts hide the true flowers inside, which are small, trumpet-shaped flowers in whites and yellows. Just allow some room for the stems to grow. Thanks! I kept it in the pot and placed it facing south. Hi David – I let the fallen bougainvillea leaves gather around the base of my bougies because it helps retain moisture. I would like 3 beautiful plants that can be trained as a screen. Oh, I love to create so you’ll find a bit of that in the mix along with lots of videos too. Having been to the UK several times, I think your spring, summers & fall wouldn’t be warm & sunny enough for one to thrive. So, wait until next year or maybe even the year after. I’ve never seen shoots/vines curling around a branch. Thanks so much! Nell, Hi Aly – I loved working at Berkeley Hort & learned so much there. I wouldn’t know how to do it, Hi Pamela – Congratulations! Double-flowered varieties are available too. I received one for Mother's Day. I had no idea. Nell. Nell, I live in the UK. Please help me determine what would be the best. Lots of colors, sizes, shapes, and forms make it a very common landscape plant – especially fitting with the Mediterranean and Spanish architecture here in Santa Barbara. Hi, Last month, I was so excited to see 3 individual bracts bloom red, something I haven’t since probably early 2015, alas they fell today. Hi Laurdess – I’m not at all familiar with planting bougainvilleas in seashells. I ordered one purple and one orange and wanted to grow them together. They were in an automatic drop system. Hi Barbara – Growing vines up a tree is generally not a good idea unless it’s a small scale vine. ", touch on was when is the best time of the year to transplant the plant. I'm very glad to know I need to wear gloves. biggest tip: don’t remove it from the grow pot when planting. I didn’t know I was suppose to leave Bogie in the original pot. ", However, it began to wilt. When bougies are newly planted, they need regular watering but after established, a more infrequent, deep watering is best. On arbors, trellis’, fences, buildings & walls. Hi Nell. ", and see how it behaves. Nell. If you must have one, see above. Nell, Hi Jeff – I know right where Pacifica is because I just got back from there 3 weeks ago! Hi Walker – Sounds like a lovely array of colors. Hi Jane – Miss Alice (the name I know it by) is a compact variety with white flowers that’s more of a slow grower. Nell, Hi David – I wouldn’t have thought that a vigorous bougainvillea at the base of an oak (which I’m assuming is a Live Oak?) How to Grow Bougainvillea: 9 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow This is caused by the sap, not the leaves or stems. When the plants arrived one was purple but the other seems to be mostly red with a bit of pink. I’ll just let it gradually get used to full sun and see what happens next! Watering yours every 2-3 days is too much. × What State Are You Shipping To? Hi Valerie – I don’t have any experience with over wintering this plant. I had a metal trellis attached to the garage & started slowly training stems (turned out to be 2 main ones) over & across. Thanks. I have been trying for years to plant bougainvillea outside of the chain link fence for ‘beautification’. Water your bougainvillea deeply as needed to encourage new root growth. Plan is to transfer it into a larger plastic container. ", over-watered the plants. Here are some recommendations to start with: lantanas, ornamental grasses, plumbago, lavenders, salvias, dwarf oleanders, lophomyrtus, rosemary & the smaller to mid-sized pittosporums. One plant didn’t make it. It’s flowering a little right now. Nell. We heard many sob stories at the nursery that spring! Early winter isn’t the best time to prune this plant but if you must, then give it a light pruning. If you’re concerned, plant a lower growing variety rather than 1 that gets 30′ tall. Here’s a post I did on planting them: https://www.joyusgarden.com/how-to-plant-bougainvillea-to-grow-successfully-the-most-important-thing-to-know/ Nell. So, you might get some flowering. Bougainvillea likes to be watered well & have it drain out. We live in Simi Valley, and the area I’m targeting for my Boug is a north facing, w/ hot afternoon sun, against the house planter. Nell, Hi Tracy – You can just make slits in the sides & that’ll be fine. If you must try, make sure you get the whole root ball. More pinching = more color. The pots they’re in could be too small, or conversely, they could actually be getting too much water. Any other thoughts? I live in California in zone 9B in the San Fernando Valley (North Granada Hills). I am crazy about orange-way before it became trendy. But since then, my mom added a lot top soil to roots thinking it would help protect and drying out (to the height of the paint stick in the photos). Ginger tabby cat on top of hedges next to wooden fence. Hope that helps! they are each in very large pots, I’d say pushing 50+ gallons. Some Would a B grow that big in a pot, even a large one? Nell, Hi Terry – Thank you for visiting our site. I put them in the garage last winter but didn’t cut them back. We have lots of varieties here too. Can you tell me if and when I can trim it back and also how much to trim. And pay attention to height because some of the taller varieties don’t get as tall as others. Check Out These Care Guides Below! You never know with plants, do you?! It flowered this year in June and kept going until currently. 1) There is a row of very old Hibiscus growing along the side of the building (some are even in bloom) but the front one has dried up & died ( I’ve actually pulled it out as it was already quite rotten). With this in mind, choose a spot against a warm, protected wall where you want to add a BIG splash of color. Your article was complete, and answered my questions to, "Easy and informative steps to follow. We have just moved into the house and I’m not sure what to do. I’ve done a few posts about bougainvillea but this one is straight-up everything I know about it including planting and care. Mary – If there’s green growth only, it could be too little or too much water. After established, they’re drought tolerant. Sign in close. The heat generation off the house leaves it a hotbox, and the afternoon sun is maybe 5-6 hours. Sorry for the late post, but do bougainvilleas cause damage to walls? Do I cut the whole bottom off? By the way, your shrub that was over the garage was gorgeous. Hi Bill – I recently moved to Tucson so I know what you mean about the temps. in my country, the Philippines, started my collection. Hi Sonia – I think you mean 15 gallon & not 95 gallon because that would be huge! Because bougainvillea roots are sensitive (which is surprising because the plant is so tough) just make sure you don’t jam the trellis footings into the root ball. A few months back it flowered really full and vibrant, pretty flowers all over it. They flower on new growth so you want to stimulate that for good blooming. like. Satisfaction guaranteed. It bloomed once, it wont bloom again in the fall? Hi Shawna – Yes, you could have one as an annual. Both pots have cracked badly and I need to replace them.The problem is that the trees have grown their big roots into the gound …What can I do to have them in new and stable pots while not cutting those roots ? Email address * Password * Lost your password? You probably have the variety “San Diego Red” which is popular in those parts. Nell, Hi Cheryl – It depends on where you are. I was afraid to prune it after reading that they should never be pruned. The trees are over 30 feet tall. P.S. Cheers to you, Nell. ", didn't know they needed so little water. Hi Tracy – I usually cut the rim because it’ll stick up otherwise. HELP! Should I keep it in the original 1-gallon pot and cut off the bottom of that pot then set it into the larger container? I’m not exactly sure how long it’ll take because I’m not familiar with growing it in your climate. Thanks for the info! I have found out through reading these instructions that I have over watered it. I appreciate it. Have not decided if time to re-pot yet. Nell, Leslie – You’re welcome! If the pot is too small, it could be potbound. Why the color change? The whole west wall of the huge backyard is a compilation of at least 8 multi trunk bouganvilleas along the wall. ", sure about wintering in a container. Nothing to loose, really. Mostly, I see the vines growing up so wanted to ask if you see any problem with planting them in an upper soil bed where they grow down the wall…And, if you don’t think that works, do you know of another colorful flowering vine that might (aside from jasmine & geranium)? Inspired by your Bougainvillea grown over your garage I have trained my Bougainvillea to grow over the railing of my terrace and the results have been great! Nell, Hi Gina – You’re welcome! I regular have to shape them as they seem to sprout shoots every couple weeks. In containers & hanging baskets. I bought my first 2 bougies today: Alice White (no info on the pot or sales slip – so didn’t know it only grows to 5 feet-ish). Nell says. Bougies are big babies when it comes to their roots – they don’t like to be disturbed & need really good drainage. Some people can get a skin rash from pruning bougainvillea, similar to that from poison ivy. In my experiences with bougainvillea, they’re slow to go at 1st & then really start to take off after 3-5 years. I cut it back when it gets leggy. It is 32 years old and it is the most important plant in my backyard as it makes a big statement. Nell. We like a variety of color. If you want more blooms, check this post: I’ve never fertilized mine & they bloom just how I want them to. Others are much newer. Dec 25, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Hello From Simone. Is there anything I can do to help them? Nell. Choose from varieties with red, yellow, mauve, peach or rich pink bracts. And should I cut big slits like you suggest for the 5-gallon pots? Also, don’t take it out of the grow pot when planting. Registering for this site allows you to access your order status and history. It receives 2 gallons of water three times a week from drip system. Nell. Bougies are very sensitive in regards to their roots, but if yours is well established & well rooted, it should be fine. If you want more blooms, check this post: How I Prune & Trim My Bougainvillea For Maximum Bloom. Pruning a bit of the main root should be no problem because you won’t be disturbing too much if any of the root ball. Now many years the top is in beautiful flower at the top of a 60′ oak and the vine at the base is of impressive diameter. Here in Southern California they are common, inexpensive & grow like crazy as I imagine they do & are In south Australia. Thank you! That way you’d get maximum flowering. Nell, Hi Catherine – You’re very welcome. I don’t do this either but they’d probably enjoy a good dose of organic compost or worm compost every year. I’ve lost some due to overwatering (too much rain) and am hoping the permeable bag would allow the extra to evaporate. Bougies can be slow to take off so give that 1 some time. and although I don’t have one of my own, I’ve purchased many bougainvillea as gifts for friends who have gardens. We have a five bougies. Thanks for the information and wish me luck! Water it in very deeply. Do you have any advise of how to use the Bougainvillea for flower arrangements? ", if that would kill my lovely plant that is growing very rapidly. Thanks, Those suckers that you see on your bougainvillea are water shoots. If it’s afternoon/early evening sun, they should be fine. Some of the bougainvilleas reach 20-30′ so that wouldn’t be a problem. "I purchased a plant from a supermarket with no instructions. Bougainvillea post coming tomorrow! Bougainvillea, even though it’s a very tough plant, has sensitive roots when it comes to planting. My 4 bougainvilleas came through it just fine. I’m not sure what size pot you bought it in – 1 gallon, 5g or 15 g – so it’s hard to say. Bougies are tough – just make sure it doesn’t dry out in the transition period. Any input would be appreciated. Nell, Hi Barbara – The sap is slightly toxic but I don’t believe the thorns are. 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