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Bougainvillea – Best Plants In New Zealand!

Adding colourful climbers such as Bougainvillea to your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

We have the right variety of Bougainvillea spectabilis for your space in our large range of plants. These have been selected to thrive in NZ’s climate. We stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Bougainvillea, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Bougainvillea Questions

1. When should I buy bougainvillea?

The best time to buy bougainvillea is during the spring or early summer. This is when the plants are actively growing and blooming, so you can be sure that you are getting a healthy plant that may even be flowering.

2. What is the best month to plant Bougainvillea?

The best month to plant bougainvillea is in the spring, after the last frost has passed. This will give the plant a chance to establish itself before the hot weather arrives. Bougainvillea plants can also be planted in the summer, but it is important to water them regularly until they become established.

Here are some tips for planting Bougainvillea:

Bougainvillea plants are relatively low-maintenance, but they do require regular watering and fertilising. Water the plants once a week and more often if the weather is hot and dry. Feed the plants once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertiliser. The best fertiliser is

3. Can you grow bougainvillea in NZ?

Yes, you can grow bougainvillea in New Zealand. Bougainvillea plants are native to tropical and subtropical regions, but they can be grown in temperate climates and they adapt quickly. During winter they can become deciduous or semi-deciduous.

4. Do bougainvillea grow well in pots?

Bougainvillea grow well in pots and many people prefer to grow them this way so they can control the size and shape of the plant and move it around to different locations.

5. Do bougainvillea grow better in pots or ground?

Bougainvillea can grow well in both pots and the ground. However, there are some advantages and disadvantages to growing bougainvillea in each environment.



6. What is the lifespan of a bougainvillea plant?

The lifespan of a bougainvillea plant varies depending on the type of bougainvillea, the climate in which it is grown, and the care it receives. However, bougainvillea plants are generally considered to be long-lived plants, with some specimens living for over 50 years.

7. Will bougainvillea grow back if cut down?

Bougainvillea will generally grow back if cut down. In fact, it is often recommended to prune bougainvillea plants regularly to encourage new growth and promote better flowering. They are resilient plants and can withstand severe pruning.

If you cut down a bougainvillea plant, it is important to water it regularly and fertilize it once a month during the growing season. With proper care, the plant should start to produce new growth within a few weeks.

Here are some tips for pruning bougainvillea:

8. Where are Bougainvillea native to?

Bougainvillea is native to eastern South America, found from Brazil, west to Peru, and south to southern Argentina. It is a member of the four-o'clock family (Nyctaginaceae), and there are about 18 species of bougainvillea. They are typically thorny shrubs or vines that can grow up to 30 feet (10 m) long. Bougainvillea is known for its colorful bracts, which are actually modified leaves. The bracts can be red, pink, orange, purple, or white. Bougainvillea is a popular ornamental plant and is grown in many parts of the world. It is a hardy plant that can tolerate heat, drought, and salt.

9. Are bougainvillea easy to grow?

Whether bougainvillea are generally easy to grow:

However, they do have some challenges:

10. Are bougainvillea’s poisonous to dogs?

Bougainvillea’s are considered mildly toxic to dogs. While not deadly in most cases, ingesting certain parts of the plant can cause some unpleasant symptoms. Here's a breakdown:

Toxic parts:

Symptoms of poisoning:

What to do if your dog ingests bougainvillea:

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