Bougainvillea: FOTD

This spring, at the plant nursery, I asked for a climbing vine. The only one they had was a bougainvillea. I got it , planted it up against a West facing wall and hoped for the best. I have to say it has really surprised me it has done so well. It is a wonderful splash of color to look at on our back deck.

I submit this bright bougainvillea to Cee’s Flower of the Day Challenge. Click here to see her FOTD.


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20 responses to “Bougainvillea: FOTD”

  1. Emma Cownie Avatar

    What amazing colour!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Yes it is very tropical in its vibrant color.

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  2. Amy Avatar

    How lovely. It grows well in S Calif. 🙂

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      It will die back in the fall here. Our climate is too cold for it. But I am enjoying it now! Thanks for commenting Amy!

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  3. radiosarahc Avatar

    Love that colour, it’s so vibrant, looks like a beautiful addition to any garden

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you. It is a vibrant color and I love to see it!

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  4. scrapydo2.wordpress.com Avatar

    So beautiful. Makes me long to be back in South Africa, where we had the most beautiful bougainvillaeas. Here in New Zealand, they don’t do so well because of the climate.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      It does well here only in the summer. Come the autumn t will die back .

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  5. popsiclesociety Avatar

    What a beautiful color!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thanks Ribana. It is a wonderful color!

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  6. cagedunn Avatar

    I hope it’s the thornless one – I once had to trim an overgrown bougainvillea, and I still bear the scars.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      No thorns on mine.

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  7. Michele Lee Avatar

    A beautiful and hearty plant. They are messy, but I love them.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      I will put up with messy for that blat of tropical color on our deck.

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      1. Michele Lee Avatar

        I agree! I think the leaves are beautiful, whether on the vine, or scattered along the ground. 😁

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  8. Erin Avatar

    Wow!! Such a beautiful color.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      It is amazing isn’t it! Glad you liked it. Thanks for commenting.

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