Bougainvillea 'Rosa Preciosa'

Bougainvillea ‘Rosa Preciosa’

Bougainvillea

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does flower in November

Plant does flower in December

  • Botanical name: Bougainvillea 'Rosa Preciosa'
  • Common name: Bougainvillea
  • Family: Nyctaginaceae
  • Plant Type: House plant, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Bougainvillea ‘Rosa Preciosa’ bears clusters of tiny pink-white flowers surrounded by pink bracts. Native to subtropical South America, it’s best grown as a houseplant, typically in sunny, humid environments such as a conservatory or greenhouse. However it may be moved outdoors in summmer, or even raised as a tender annual.

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For best results grow Bougainvillea ‘Rosa Preciosa’ in a large container. When pruning, cut back side shoots to three to four buds. Feed with a nitrogen-rich fertiliser when it comes into growth in spring, followed by a potash-rich fertiliser when the flower buds appear. Protect from frost and water sparingly in winter.

How to grow Bougainvillea 'Rosa Preciosa'

  • Plant size

    5m height

    5m spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does flower in November

Plant does flower in December

Bougainvillea 'Rosa Preciosa' and wildlife

Bougainvillea 'Rosa Preciosa' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Bougainvillea 'Rosa Preciosa' poisonous?

Bougainvillea 'Rosa Preciosa' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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