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 "San Diego Red"
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.
Dark red flowers.