Bougainvillea 'La Jolla'
Scientific Name: Bougainvillea 'La Jolla' Hort.
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Recommended Temperature Zone:|
sunset: 22-24. Widely grown in 12,13,15-17,19,21
Frost Tolerance: Without protection in Phoenix, the frost will kill major part of the branches, plant will grow back rapidly from the roots. Hardy to 25°F (-4°C)
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Growth Habits: Evergreen shrub in frost free locations.
Watering Needs: Regular deep watering
The Bougainvillea "La Jolla" is shrubby and compact, it is a good container plant. When grown along a wall, it is similar but considered better than 'Barbara Karst'.
The bougainvillea root system is extremely fragile. The plant doesn't like to be moved. Take extra caution when removing the plant from the pot before placing it in the ground.
Blooms heavily year around in protected locations.
Cuttings from mid-winter to early spring, keep soil mixture moist, better with bottom heat.