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Bougainvillea 'Helen Johnson' /Helen Johnson Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea 'Helen Johnson'   / Bougainvillea 'Helen Johnson'
A mass of summer flowers cascading from a hanging basket
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A mass of summer flowers cascading from a hanging basket

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Scientific Name: Bougainvillea 'Helen Johnson'
Common Name: Helen Johnson Bougainvillea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Winter
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: A very compact grower that has wavy leaves. Well adapted to hanging basket culture and lends itself well to being grown in a container. Aphids, snails, slugs, and caterpillars are insect pests. A relatively recent introduction, bougainvillea looper, is now a significant pest in California.