Tuesday, April 26, 2011


Scientific Name: Bougainvillea spectabilis

Date Collected: April 22nd, 2011

Location: Jocotitlan, State of Mexico. Front yard.

Habitat:  The Bugambilia need a lot of direct sunlight and an open area. The temparature should not lower below 10 degrees Celcius. It grows in areas that evade strong currents of wind and that also has a regular water supply but not too much (abundant).

Nativity:  This plant is native of Brazil

Special Notes: Bugambilia are very popular ornamental plants in the warmer areas of the Earth. Many reasons include its extroadinary color, its drought resistance and its high salt tolerance which makes it a top choice for coastal regions too. This particular plant is also able to stand up alone and is planted many times along walls, fences, hanging baskets, and as hedges.

Resources:   http://www.galeriabonsai.com/ficha_bougainvillea_spectabilis


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