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Bougainvillea glabra/Paper Flower, Lesser Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea glabra / Bougainvillea glabra
This bonsai has been in training since 1985
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This bonsai has been in training since 1985

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Scientific Name: Bougainvillea glabra
Common Name: Paper Flower, Lesser Bougainvillea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
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Comments: Is the most common species of bougainvillea used as bonsai and is the specimen shown here. With a little protection when the temperatures drop below 32 degrees F., it can be grown in the lowest part of zone 8.