Bougainvillea spectabilis 'Orange King' /Orange King Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea spectabilis 'Orange King'   / Bougainvillea spectabilis 'Orange King'
A pinkish-orange selection of bougainvillea
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A pinkish-orange selection of bougainvillea

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Scientific Name: Bougainvillea spectabilis 'Orange King'
Common Name: Orange King Bougainvillea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Winter
Flower color: Orange
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Attarctive to butterflies. It has sharp spines and caution should be used when working with it. Aphids, snails, slugs, and caterpillars are insect pests. A relatively recent introduction, bougainvillea looper, is now a significant pest in California. Keep soil moderately dry and feed sparingly.