Genus of evergreen, climbing species with green leaves, spiny stems and very rich flowering from mid spring to late autumn. Native to tropical and subtropical regions of South America.
Latin name: Bougainvillea "Purple Rob"
They grow in warm areas, in full sun, with small requirements in water.
Plant to train along trellises, fences and walls. Suitable for coastal planting.
Propagated by cuttings in summer.
Fuchsia to purple flowers.